This extensive title is a collaboration of more than 80 Texas water law legal and technical experts. It is intended as a vital resource to all parties involved in water law in Texas from attorneys to conservationists to water boards. Topics covered include groundwater, surface water, water planning, drinking water, and water utilities. The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas is responsible for the title.
Spanish water, Anglo water : Early development in San Antonio
By Porter, Charles R.
Texas A&M University Press.
1st ed. c2009.
"This book offers a meticulous chronicling of the origins and often-contentious development of water rights in San Antonio from its Spanish settlement through the beginning of the twentieth century." - from the publisher
Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association.
3rd ed. c2011.
"This is a definitive practical resource to the provisions and complexities of the federal Clean Water Act and how it continues to evolve. Written by 21 of the country's most knowledgeable experts on the CWA, it is an authoritative, balanced compilation of their experience in understanding this complex statute and its implementing regulations and guidelines." - from the publisher
Latest received: Summer 2017 pocket parts.
By Rodgers, William H.
This guide to federal environmental statutes is updated semiannually to include recent changes to environmental statutes as well as important court cases. A wide range of environmental law topics are covers such as the theoretical considerations of environmental law, common law and its variations, air pollution, water pollution, pesticides, toxic substances, and hazardous materials. Scientific and technical data is provided to help practitioners better understand these issues. Tables of statutes, regulations, and cases are also provided, along with a detailed index.
Analysis of the major water law doctrines, discussion of emerging policy issues, detailed coverage of water allocation law, proprietary water rights, federal water resource regulation, and water resource planning.
"United States Water Law: An Introduction is a concise overview of law and policy related to U.S. water rights and regulation of water quantity and quality. This wide-ranging book reviews the two major systems used to determine rights in the western and eastern states. It explores these different systems, which are based on the divergent factors affecting the two regions – the immense amount of government-owned property and arid conditions in the west, and ownership of riparian land in the east." - from the publisher
Latest received: REL. 7 JAN 2016.
3rd ed. c2009-.
"Primarily national in scope, but with interstate, state-specific and international coverage, this treatise contains in-depth information on legal issues involving water rights, water usage and water quality." - from the publisher
Note: This title is no longer being kept up to date by the library.
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