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United States water law; an introduction.


United States water law; an introduction.

Johnson, John W.

CRC / Taylor & Francis


471 pages




In this introductory text, attorney Johnson presents an overview of the state and federal laws and policies that govern US water rights and the regulation of water quantity and quality, for law practitioners, environmentalists, and property/business owners. He covers both the eastern and western US systems, with a separate chapter on western state water systems and fees, and topics such as government ownership and riparian rights, boundaries and rules regarding surface water, Native American rights, environmental regulation, nuisance and tort law, and social theory. He includes discussion of some federal case law and statutes.

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