This article summarizes the lessons learned by communities addressing excess entitlements and presents both policy recommendations and best practices developed from a five-year project.
About the Author
Jim Holway, FAICP
Jim Holway is director of the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He has 35 years of experience on water and natural resources management. In November, 2016, Jim was re-elected to represent Maricopa County on the Board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District and served as the board’s vice president in 2017-2018. Jim previously directed the Western Lands and Communities program for the Sonoran Institute and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Jim previously served as Assistant Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources where he directed the implementation of Arizona’s groundwater management programs.