Texas Tax Code § 151.355. Water-Related Exemptions

The following are exempted from taxes imposed by this chapter:

(1) rainwater harvesting equipment or supplies, water recycling and reuse equipment or supplies, or other equipment, services, or supplies used solely to reduce or eliminate water use;

(2) equipment, services, or supplies used solely for desalination of surface water or groundwater;

(3) equipment, services, or supplies used solely for brush control designed to enhance the availability of water;

(4) equipment, services, or supplies used solely for precipitation enhancement;

(5) equipment, services, or supplies used solely to construct or operate a water or wastewater system certified by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a regional system;

(6) equipment, services, or supplies used solely to construct or operate a water supply or wastewater system by a private entity as a public-private partnership as certified by the political subdivision that is a party to the project;  and

(7) tangible personal property specifically used to process, reuse, or recycle wastewater that will be used in fracturing work performed at an oil or gas well.


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