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Author Gillilan, David M., 1960-

Title Instream flow protection : seeking a balance in Western water use / David M. Gillilan and Thomas C. Brown.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1997]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 417 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-402) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. What's the Big Deal, Anyway? -- 2. The Loss of Instream Flows: A Short History of Water Use and Water Law in the West -- 3. Instream Uses of Water -- 4. How Much Water Should Be Left in Streams? -- 5. Instream Flow Protection Issues in the States -- 6. Methods the States Use to Protect Instream Flows -- 7. Effect of Instream Flow Protection on Other Water Uses -- 8. Federal Authorities and Approaches for Protecting Instream Flows -- 9. Federal Water Development Programs Affecting Instream Flows -- 10. Federal Environmental Protection Legislation and Programs Affecting Instream Flows -- 11. Reaching a Balance in Water Allocation.
Summary Instream Flow Protection is a comprehensive overview of Western water use and the issues that surround it. The authors explain instream flow and its historical, political, and legal context; describe current instream flow laws and policies; and present methods of protecting instream flow.
Subject Rivers -- West (U.S.) -- Regulation.
Streamflow -- West (U.S.)
Water use -- West (U.S.)
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Rivers -- Regulation. (OCoLC)fst01098337
Streamflow. (OCoLC)fst01134618
Water use. (OCoLC)fst01172188
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Added Author Brown, Thomas C. (Thomas Capnor), 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Gillilan, David M., 1960- Instream flow protection. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1997 (DLC) 96052477
ISBN 1417539771 (electronic bk.)
9781417539772 (electronic bk.)
9781610910873 (electronic bk.)
1610910877 (electronic bk.)
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