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Title Water transfers in the West : efficiency, equity, and the environment / Committee on Western Water Management, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, with the assistance of the Board on Agriculture, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Water Transfers in the West""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""THIRD PARTY IMPACTS AND OPPORTUNITIES""; ""ASSESSING WATER TRANSFERS AND THEIR EFFECTS""; ""THE ROLE OF LAW IN THE TRANSFER PROCESS""; ""CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""Water Transfer Opportunities""; ""State and Tribal Authority""; ""The Costs of Transfers""; ""Area-of-Origin Impacts""; ""The Public Interest""; ""Environmental Impacts""; ""The Unique Interests of Indian and Hispanic Communities""; ""Transfers on Indian Reservations""; ""Water Salvage Laws""
""Water Quality-Water Quantity and Surface-Ground Water Interrelationships""""Federal Policy""; ""BALANCING EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY""; ""1 Pressures for Change ""; ""THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT""; ""WHY WATER TRANSFERS OCCUR IN THE WEST""; ""CHANGING DEMANDS""; ""SOME RECENT TRANSFERS""; ""TYPES OF WATER TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES""; ""Water Leases""; ""Water Banks""; ""Dry Year Option Arrangements""; ""THE CASE FOR TRANSFERS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""2 Third Party Impacts and Opportunities ""; ""PROTECTING THIRD PARTIES""; ""RURAL COMMUNITIES""; ""Economic and Fiscal Impacts""
""Environmental Effects of Retiring Irrigated Farmland""""A Cautionary Note on Area-of-Origin Protection""; ""AVAILABILITY OF WATER FOR AGRICULTURE""; ""ETHNIC COMMUNITIES""; ""TRIBES AS SOVEREIGN GOVERNMENTS""; ""ECOSYSTEMS""; ""INSTREAM FLOWS AND RELATED BENEFITS""; ""WATER QUALITY""; ""URBAN INTERESTS""; ""FEDERAL TAXPAYERS""; ""OPPORTUNITIES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""3 The Role of Law in the Transfer Process ""; ""STATE WATER ALLOCATION LAWS""; ""The No Injury Rule""; ""Historical Use Limitation""; ""Appurtenancy Restrictions""; ""Basin-of-Origin Protection""; ""Public Interest Review""
""Instream Flow Protection""""Water Salvage Laws""; ""OTHER STATE LAWS""; ""Water Quality""; ""Land Use""; ""Environmental Impact""; ""Soil Conservation""; ""FEDERAL RECLAMATION LAW""; ""FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS""; ""FEDERAL AND INDIAN RESERVED RIGHTS""; ""The Winters Doctrine""; ""Application to Federal Lands""; ""Priority of Reserved Rights""; ""Quantification of Reserved Rights""; ""Transferability of Indian Reserved Rights""; ""SPECIAL DISTRICT LAWS AND STATE LAW RESTRAINTS""; ""OPTIONS FOR IMPROVING WATER LAW AND POLICY""; ""Public Interest Review Processes""; ""Impact Assessment""
""Comprehensive Planning""""Judicial Public Trust Doctrine""; ""Clean Water Act, Section 404""; ""Ad Hoc Negotiation""; ""Other Legislation""; ""REFERENCES""; ""4 Assessing Water Transfers and Their Effects: An Introduction to the Case Studies ""; ""ELEMENTS OF THE EVALUATION SYSTEM""; ""Transfer Characteristics""; ""Third Party Interests""; ""Nature of Third Party Effects""; ""INTRODUCTION TO THE CASE STUDIES""; ""CRITICAL ISSUES""; ""Area-of-Origin Protection""; ""Instream Uses""; ""REFERENCES""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water transfer -- West (U.S.)
Water transfer -- Law and legislation -- West (U.S.)
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Water transfer
Water transfer -- Law and legislation
West United States
USA -- Weststaaten
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board. Committee on Western Water Management.
LC no. 92005740
ISBN 0309563429