water rights


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water rights

See riparian rights (surface waters, rivers, and streams) and littoral rights (oceans, lakes, and other large bodies of water).

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The sawmill, water right and a plywood plant constructed in 1952 changed hands over the decades.
Dow issued a series of priority calls beginning in 2009 asserting its "senior" right to divert water from the Brazos River - and force "junior" water rights holders to curtail their use.
As I argue, markets are limited by incomplete water rights.
Percy, The Framework of Water Rights Legislation in Canada (Calgary: Canadian Institute of Resources Law, University of Calgary, 1988) at 12-14.
In other analyses, I have examined and criticized the subtle (and not so subtle) efforts to subjugate Andean water rights and user collectives to bureaucratic policies and to the interests of international, neoliberal water privatization programs.
This could be the case, for example, where a ranch of 50,000 acres is transferring 100 acre-feet of water rights.
Hage: The case is awaiting judgment on how much the United States owes me for the taking of access to my water rights since 1991.
The Gladdens argued that the water rights were a capital asset or a Sec.
In practice, however, a new family of claimants--fish in danger of extinction--has begun trumping even the oldest water rights.
At that time, water rights were assigned for quantities of water sufficient to bring lands into production using inefficient gravity flow irrigation technologies.
The author dedicates several chapters to a discussion of disputes over land and water rights, and the erosion of the land base of the corporate indigenous communities.