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Water as Property

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Digital Commons

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Title Water as Property
Creator Zellmer, Sandi
Description The issue of whether water is or should be characterized as property under the law raises considerable controversy. In the western United States, water is typically viewed as a form of property, while in the east it is not. Whether water should be treated as property has been the subject of an extensive body of scholarship. Proponents argue that establishing legally protected, secure private property rights encourages maximum utilization of resources. Also, exclusivity and surety of...
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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