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Instream Flow Legislation

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Digital Commons

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Title Instream Flow Legislation
Creator Zellmer, Sandi
Description In the west, state law historically considered water left in the stream to be wasted. Western states, which rely heavily on diversions to meet their water needs, have encouraged full appropriation of rivers and streams. In many cases, however, diversions have resulted in the depletion of stream flow reliant ecosystems and adversely affected fish, wildlife, recreation and river navigation. A comparison of Nebraska law to the water law of other western states demonstrates that Nebraska’s...
Date 2006-11-29T08:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Source Faculty Publications from The Water Center
Publisher DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Subject Water Resource Management

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