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The Effects on Agriculture in Utah of Water Transfers to Oil Shale Development


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Title The Effects on Agriculture in Utah of Water Transfers to Oil Shale Development
Creator Gardner, B. Delworth Lyon, Kenneth S. Tew, Roger O.
Description In Part I the institutional factors affecting water distribution in the Upper Colorado River Basin in general and specifically the Uintah Basin are presented. The historical development of the appropriation doctrine of water allocation is outlined and Utah water policy is examined. These institutional factors are analyzed in light of the prototype oil shale development in the Uintah Basin and potential impact on the area's agricultural sector. Oil shale water estimates are compared with...
Date 1976-06-01T07:00:00Z
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Publisher Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
Subject irrigation oil shale water estimate water policy agriculture use Water allocation irrigation water water price resource expenditure Civil and Environmental Engineering Water Resource Management

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