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Instream Flow Protection : Seeking A Balance In Western Water Use - David M. Gillilan

Instream Flow Protection

Seeking A Balance In Western Water Use

Paperback Published: 1st July 1997
ISBN: 9781559635240
Number Of Pages: 427

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Instream Flow Protection is a comprehensive overview of Western water use and the issues that surround it. The authors explain instream flow and its historical, political, and legal context; describe current instream flow laws and policies; and present methods of protecting instream flow. They provide numerous examples to illustrate their discussions, with case studies of major river systems including the Bitterroot, Clark's Fork, Colorado, Columbia, Mimbres, Mono Lake, Platte, Snake, and Wind.Policymakers, land and water managers at local, state, and federal levels, attorneys, students and researchers of water issues, and anyone concerned with instream flow protection will find the book enormously valuable.

What's the Big Deal, Anyway?p. 1
The Loss of Instream Flows: A Short History of Water Use and Water Law in the Westp. 9
Instream Uses of Waterp. 45
How Much Water Should Be Left in Streams?p. 95
Instream Flow Protection Issues in the Statesp. 111
Methods the States Use to Protect Instream Flowsp. 137
Effect of Instream Flow Protection on Other Water Usesp. 165
Federal Authorities and Approaches for Protecting Instream Flowsp. 177
Federal Water Development Programs Affecting Instream Flowsp. 225
Federal Environmental Protection Legislation and Programs Affecting Instream Flowsp. 255
Reaching a Balance in Water Allocationp. 297
Notesp. 307
Referencesp. 379
Indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9781559635240
ISBN-10: 155963524X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 427
Published: 1st July 1997
Publisher: ISLAND PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59