Item Details

United States Water Law: An Introduction

John W. Johnson
Format
Book
Published
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.
Language
English
ISBN
9781420086416 (alk. paper), 1420086413 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • The division of authority between federal and state governments
  • Allocation of interstate water rights
  • Public rights to use surface waters
  • Water ownership
  • Water supply and uses
  • Riparian rights
  • Prior appropriation
  • Groundwater
  • Native American rights
  • Environmental regulation
  • Nuisance and tort law
  • Social theory
  • Louisiana and Hawaii water law
  • The future of water resources in the United States
  • Water corporations
  • Reclamation
  • Western state water systems and fees
  • Classification of water bodies and types of precipitation
  • Prominent federal agencies dealing with United States waters.
Description
xvii, 471 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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