Legal Control of Water Resources:Cases and Materials

Legal Control of Water Resources:Cases and Materials

by Joseph L. Sax, John D. Leshy, Robert H. Abrams, Barton H. Thompson

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Written by and for lawyers, this volume provides a survey of water law generally and highlights recent developments in the field. The rules governing sharing, public rights, and beneficiality are detailed. Other topics include managed riparianism, water markets, the evolution of western water law, the legislative regulation of groundwater, local groundwater management, public rights in water and environmental statutes, and reserved water rights. Water is considered "as a distinctive sort of public and private, individual and common, property" (from the Preface). A glossary of common water resource terms is included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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West Academic Publishing
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American Casebook Series
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Older Edition
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7.70(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.60(d)

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