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The Regulation of Colorado Water Corporations

David Schorr

in The Colorado Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134476
eISBN:
9780300189049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134476.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Colorado's draconian regulation of water corporations, highlighting the historical distinction between private property and corporate property that motivated the law. It ... More


Water Coda, with No End in Sight

Eric P. Perramond

in Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299351
eISBN:
9780520971127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299351.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Adjudication created an adversarial relationship between the state and New Mexicans, as well as between different water users in New Mexico. This chapter considers whether altering the purpose and ... More


Gambling at the Water Table

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Of all the livelihoods made possible by land development, Cory Breternitz’s job was one of the more peculiar. He was paid to do archaeological excavations by people who hoped he would find nothing ... More


The Canal at River’s End: Thirsty Arizona

William deBuys

in A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

“ If you run the math,” says Brad Udall, “You sort of go, wow, Arizona, they may be totally out of their Central Arizona Project water.” Udall is referring to ... More


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