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Reservation versus appropriation: litigation in western rights

Reservation versus appropriation: litigation in western rights

Abstracts of Papers Presented in the Geography Section of the Western Social Sciences Association 23rd Annual Conference, April 23-25, 1981, San Diego, California: p. 13

Water was, and is, the economic lifeblood of the Western States. Faced with an acute shortage of this most important resource, these states have a long history of litigation governing its utilization. One aspect of that history (the Reserved Water Right) is examined and its development is traced from the original Winters Case to the present.

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