Water Rights and Markets in the U.S. Semiarid West - Evolution of Property Rights Related to Land and Natural Resources
Conference Papers, November 2011
By: Lincoln Institute of Land PolicyReport a broken link
Integrated Water Resource Management
The topic of discussion are the many intensifying demand and supply problems regarding fresh water are playing out-as a mixed private/public resource. The complex politics of water, as well as its physical characteristics, raise the resource and political costs of defining and enforcing property rights and complicate efforts to manage and allocate water in the markets.