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Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law


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Contents: Introduction / Lawrence J. MacDonnell -- PART ONE : THE BACKGROUND: Meeting Colorado's water requirements : an overview of the issues / David H. Getches -- The historical development of Colorado water law / Raphael J. Moses -- PART TWO : WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION AND ADMINISTRATION: Administering Colorado's water : a critique of the present approach / Clyde O. Martz, Bennett W. Raley -- Water administration workshop -- PART THREE : USE EFFICIENCY: Wasted water : the problems and promise of improving efficiency under Colorado water law / Steven J. Shupe -- A market-based approach to water rights : evaluating Colorado's water system / Stephen F. Williams -- Water efficiency workshop -- PART FOUR : WATER TRANSFERS AND MANAGEMENT: Plans for augmentaiton : a summary / Lawrence J. MacDonnell -- Engineering and hydrologic issues in changing water uses / Leonard Rice -- Plans for augmentation workshop -- Innovative transfer and exchange plans / Glenn E. Porzak -- Voluntary approaches to basinswide water management / Neil S. Grigg -- Innovative water management workshop -- PART FIVE : GROUND WATER: Nontributary ground water : a continuing dilemma / William A. Paddock -- Nontributary ground water workshop -- PART SIX : INTERSTATE TRANSFERS OF WATER: Obstacles to interstate transfers of water : many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip / Howard K. Holme -- Interstate transfers workshop

Alternate Title

Perspectives on Colorado Water Law

Tradition, Innovation and Conflict: Perspectives on Colorado Water Law