United States water law [electronic resource] :an introduction / John W. Johnson.
By: Johnson, John W.Material type: Computer filePublisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2009Description: xvii, 471 p. : ill., maps, forms.ISBN: 9781420086423 (e-book : PDF); 1420086413; 9781420086416.Call number: 346.730432 J661 Subject(s): Water rights -- United States | Riparian rights -- United States | Water -- Law and legislation -- United States | Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- United States | Water-supply -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The division of authority between federal and state governments -- Allocation of interstate water rights -- Public rights to use surface waters -- Water ownership -- Water supply and uses -- Riparian rights -- Prior appropriation -- Groundwater -- Native American rights -- Environmental regulation -- Nuisance and tort law -- Social theory -- Louisiana and Hawaii water law -- The future of water resources in the United States -- Water corporations -- Reclamation -- Western state water systems and fees -- Classification of water bodies and types of precipitation -- Prominent federal agencies dealing with United States waters.