- Water rights and the public trust doctrine: resolution of the Mono Lake controversy Koehler, Cynthia L. // Ecology Law Quarterly;1995, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p541
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- The federal reserved rights doctrine and practicably irrigable acreage: Past, present, and future. O'Hair, Jennele Morris // BYU Journal of Public Law;1996, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p263
Examines issues affecting federal reserved water rights. Historical background of the federal reserved water rights doctrine; Discussion on the development of the federal reserved water rights doctrine; Limitations of the doctrine; Impact on water users; Court decisions affecting the area.
- Recent trends in Southwestern water values. Colby, Bonnie G. // Appraisal Journal;Oct91, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p488
Summarizes the development of a market for water rights in the Southwest and reports price trends and market values for several market areas. Overview of water rights investment activity; Econometric analysis; Water rights seniority.
- Water rights and wrongs. Wilkinson, C. // Sierra;Sep/Oct89, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p35
Discusses the debate over wilderness water rights. Examples of wilderness water diversion and the effects on the wilderness system; Laws for protecting wilderness waters.
- Meese's last act. Turner, T. // Mother Earth News;Jan/Feb89, Issue 115, p33
Discusses the issue of water rights in congressionally designated wildernesses and national wildlife refuges. A current Utah lawsuit; Opinion of Edwin S. Meese, III, former Attorney General.
- Reserved water rights. Stanton // Army Lawyer;May96, Issue 282, p42
Reports on the Winters Doctrine of prior appropriation which controls the rights to surface water and, in some cases, ground water in the western United States. Principle of first-in-time, first-in-right; Recording of the right of a water user with a state agency; Federal reservations'...
- WHAT'S A RIVER FOR? Barcott, Bruce; Baxter, Stephen // Mother Jones;May/Jun2003, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p44
Provides information on the fight between farmers and fishermen over water rights on the Klamath River in Oregon and California. Description of the river; Background on the creation of farms and irrigation within the area of the river and its effect on the wildlife; Reason that the Klamath...
- Cooperation saves national park. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/16/96, Vol. 237 Issue 25, p24
Reports on the signing of a water rights settlement which will protect the natural resources of Zion National Park in Utah from diversion or depletion of the Virgin River basin above the park. Protection of national parks from the pressures of development; Threat of proposed dams; Exchange of...
- Optioning agricultural water rights for urban water supplies during drought. Michelsen, Ari M.; Young, Robert A. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p1010
Evaluates the viability of option contracts for temporary use of irrigation water rights as drought insurance for urban water agencies. Suggestion of desirable option contract provisions; Proposal of framework for evaluation of economic benefits from options; Simulation of environment in...