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    • Challenges in Water Management: Science, Engineering, and Policy 

      Steinemann, Anne (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-04-20)
      Steinemann will discuss the challenges of water management. She will describe four case studies, each in three parts (problem, project, lessons): 1. Interstate/State (ACT-ACF “Tri-State” Water Wars). 2. State/Regional ...
    • Colorado's 2009 Acequia Recognition Law: Punching a Hole in Prior's Hegemony? 

      Peña, Devon (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-03-02)
      Professor Peña will discuss the background to and implications of Colorado's HB 09-1233, "On the Recognition of Acequias," a new water law signed by Governor Ritter in April 2009. The Recognition law acknowledges that "The ...
    • Conflicting Norms in the Struggle for Communitary Governance in the Acequias of the Upper Rio Grande Watershed 

      Hicks, Gregory A.; Peña, Devon G. (University of Washington Water Center, 2009)
      This paper offers extended commentary on the challenges posed by the law and ethos of prior appropriation, long dominant in the western United States as the foundation of water rights, for a newly resurgent commitment to ...
    • Environmental Flows for Rivers: Theory, Progress, and Applications 

      Naiman, Robert (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-02-14)
      Naiman will introduce the concept of environmental flows, also known as ecological flows, or environmental water allocations. He will discuss the rationale, as well as the scientific advances and challenges in determining ...
    • Safe, Sustainable Water Supplies: the First Step to Ending Extreme Poverty 

      Smith-Nilson, Marla (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-01-23)
      Smith-Nilson will present an overview of the water crisis facing the world. She will begin with a discussion of water as the world's top health problem. She will show the links between water and poverty. She will explain ...
    • Water Security in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin 

      Lorenz, Frederick Michael (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-04-07)
      In a time of international tension and insecurity, water will become increasingly important, particularly in the arid lands of the Euphrates-Tigris. One of the security challenges, not often discussed, is the long range ...