About

Patrick W. Lindner has extensive experience representing cities, districts, non-profit corporations and investor-owned companies in all aspects relating to the provision of water and wastewater services and implementing regional and local water and wastewater projects.

Mr. Lindner has negotiated water supply and wastewater service contracts. He has represented both the supplier and the customer in wholesale and retail rate cases. He has obtained and amended surface water right permits. He has extensive experience representing groundwater districts and persons requesting permits from groundwater districts.

Mr. Lindner also serves as general counsel and special counsel to a number of cities and water supply corporations throughout the state of Texas.

Experience
  • Represents new regional water utility formed by two cities in Guadalupe County in the development of a new source of supply from groundwater in the Carrizo Aquifer, including negotiation of water supply agreements, acquisition of land, leases, and rights of way, approval of construction contracts, and acquisition of permits to produce and transport groundwater.
  • Represents affiliate of publicly traded company in developing a new source of supply from groundwater in the Carrizo Aquifer, including negotiation of leases and acquisition of permits to produce and transport groundwater.
  • Represents new regional water district formed by several cities and districts in Cameron County to develop a new source of supply from brackish groundwater, including drafting of water supply agreements and the acquisition of land and facilities.
  • Represents cities in Fort Bend County in the development of new water supply sources.
  • Represents municipally-owned utility in negotiating agreements to supply water required for new electric power generating facility located in Cameron County and related upgrades to potable water and reclaimed water utility systems.
  • Represented numerous cities located through-out Texas in the negotiation and drafting of water and sewer utility extensions and service agreements and district consent agreements.
  • Represented cities in Travis County and Maverick County in the implementation of major upgrades of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Represented a major participant in the development of a new regional wastewater project in Williamson County.
Education & Admissions
Education
J.D., St. Mary’s University, 1979
B.A., University of Texas, 1976

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1979

Professional Affiliations
  • Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Noteworthy

Mr. Lindner serves as general counsel for Benton City Water Supply Corporation, Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties WCID #1, Consolidated Water Supply Corporation Cottonwood Creek WCID #3, East Medina County Special Utility District, Kendall County WCID #1, Kempner Water Supply Corporation, Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corporation, Southmost Regional Water Authority, Trinity-Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District, and Yancey Water Supply Corporation.

Mr. Lindner serves as special counsel to the Cities of Richmond, Rockwall, Rosenberg, Midlothian, Schertz, and to Texas Water Alliance Limited.

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