Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 30 items

  • Keywords: water law x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Conclusion

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter brings together some of the main conclusions of the book and looks towards future outcomes. The book analyzes existing and evolving water law in a broad context, looking at the ... More


Rights over Flowing Water

Anthony Scott and Georgina Coustalin

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter follows the evolution of rights to use or enjoy streams and lakes. It distinguishes legally ‘land-based’ systems from those that are ‘use-based’. Tracing the alternation or cycling of ... More


Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic ... More


Context for Water Law and Water Sector Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter situates water law and policy in its broader context, starting with the question of water availability and water scarcity. It discusses the context within which issues of access to water ... More


Evolution of Water Law

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines Indian water law as it developed over the years before the introduction of the current water law reforms. It focuses on issues related to access to and control over water which ... More


A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Joshua Getzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This history of the doctrinal evolution of water law investigates the links between law and economic development, with detailed attention to legal concepts and to the history of industrialization. ... More


Introduction

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of water regulation in general and in India in particular. It identifies the basic framework of water law and the reasons calling for reforms. It ... More


Property and Water

MICHAEL TAGGART

in Private Property and Abuse of Rights in Victorian England: The Story of Edward Pickles and the Bradford Water Supply

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256877
eISBN:
9780191719646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256877.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter looks at the uncertainty surrounding the law as regarding subterranean water at the time the Bradford Waterworks legislation was being promoted in 1840. This may explain why the Bradford ... More


Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

India's dependence on water is critical owing to its large agricultural base, the water needs of its billion-plus population, and the recent economic growth trends. Despite the plethora of material ... More


The Exploitation of Water in Historical Perspective

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter investigates the economic history of water use and introduces the characteristic problems of private water law. It examines how water power became the technological foundation of ... More


Blackstone’s and Hale’s Doctrines of Land and Water Use

JOSHUA GETZLER

in A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In the early 17th century, Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634) in his Institutes and Reports gives some treatment of incorporeal rights and prescriptions, especially in relation to commons and fisheries; but ... More


International and National Framework for Water Law

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses several areas comprising the basic structure of water law. It starts with a brief section on international water law documents, covering only those instruments directly ... More


Water Law in India: An Overview

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of water law in India. It discusses the evolution of water law, key features of water law, evolving water law and policy, water sector reforms, water law reforms, ... More


Irrigation

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Irrigation law is one of the oldest and most developed areas of water law. Irrigation acts adopted in different parts of the country reflect, in part, the varied irrigation practices of different ... More


Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of groundwater. It covers national level initiatives which include the establishment of the Central Groundwater Authority and model groundwater legislation. It ... More


Conclusion

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/9780300134476.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter examines several aspects of the relationship between the early history of Colorado water law and property theory. It first reviews the distributive-justice principles ... More


Golden Rules: The Origins of California Water Law in the Gold Rush

Mark Kanazawa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258676
eISBN:
9780226258706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258706.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the origins of California surface water law in the earliest years of statehood: the decade of the 1850’s. This decade was dominated by a key event in California history, the Gold ... More


Statute and Custom in Water Law

David Gilmartin

in Blood and Water: The Indus River Basin in Modern History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520285293
eISBN:
9780520960831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285293.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Conflicting British ideas on the relationship between community and water control were played out in the distinction between statute and custom in water law. The principles of productive efficiency ... More


Fishing, Mining and Electricity

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter covers areas which may not necessarily be covered as part of water law, seen in a narrow sense, but are intrinsically related to water. The first section focuses on inland fishing, one ... More


Water Law and Policy in India: Background and Overview

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides a concise introduction and overview of water law and policy in India. It examines the overall regulatory framework governing water, from the constitutional provisions to the ... More


View: