Water institutions : policies, performance and prospects

Chennat Gopalakrishnan (Editor)

Water institutions : policies, performance and prospects - Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2005. - xi, 210 pages : illustrations ; - Water resources development and management. .


Water allocation and management in Hawaii: a case of institutional entropy / by Chennat Gopalakrishnan --
Institutions for resources management: a case study from Sri Lanka / by Asit K. Biswas --
Water institutions in India: structure, performance, and change / by R. Maria Saleth --
Uphill flow of reform in China's irrigation districts / by James E. Nickum --
Institutions for water management in Mexico / by Cecilia Tortajada and Nancy Contreras-Moreno --
Water institutions in the Middle East / by Peter Beaumont --
Institutions in South African international river basins / by Anthony R. Turton and Anton Earle --
Property rights, water rights and the changing scene in western water / by Charles W. Howe --
Finding a modern role for the prior appropriation doctrine in the American west / by Ray Huffaker

A survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions - administration policies and regulatory practices - in regional, national, and international settings. It includes analysis and discussion of the rationale for institutional innovations, based on case study findings

9783540238119 3540238115

Water resources development.
Water-supply -- Management.

333.91 / WAT

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