Hutchins, Wells A., Harold H. Ellis and J. Peter DeBraal. Water Rights Laws in the Nineteen Western States. Originally published: [Washington, D.C.]: United States Department of Agriculture. . 3 Volumes. xxx, 650; xxx, 756; xvii, 793 pp. Reprinted 2004, 2013 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774143; ISBN-10:1584774142. Hardcover. New. $295. * Rights to the use of water from surface and underground sources are often crucial in the seventeen contiguous Western states, Alaska and Hawaii. This work offers a comparative analysis of the development and status of the constitutional provisions, statutes, reported court decisions and administrative regulations, practices and policies regarding water rights laws in these states. The analysis considers the nature of these water rights and their acquisition, control, transfer, protection and loss. Federal, interstate and international matters are also discussed.
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