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Options For An Indigenous Economic Water Fund (Iewf), First Peoples' Water Engagement Council Jun 2016

Options For An Indigenous Economic Water Fund (Iewf), First Peoples' Water Engagement Council

Indigenous Water Justice Symposium (June 6)

Presenter: Phil Duncan, Gomeroi Nation, New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council

15 pages

Contains footnotes

"OPTIONS PAPER for the First Peoples' Water Engagement Council (FPWEC)"

"DATED 20 APRIL 2012"

Abstract: This paper highlights the options for a path forward to establish an Indigenous Economic Water Fund (IEWF) through acquisition of water entitlements1 by indigenous people in systems where the consumptive pool is fully allocated. The water allocation that comes from indigenous holdings in the consumptive pool is an important mechanism for enabling Indigenous communities to achieve economic development and as such is a legitimate strategy for ‘Closing the Gap’. …


Tribes And Water In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2016

Tribes And Water In The Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Research Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

4 pages : charts.

The special nature of tribal water rights -- Quantified water rights -- The Colordo mainstream reservations -- Central Arizona tribes -- Upper basin tribes -- Outstanding / unresolved tribal claims -- The path forward.


Slides: The Blm And Colorado Dnr Mou: A Water-Based Partnership, Roy Smith Jun 2015

Slides: The Blm And Colorado Dnr Mou: A Water-Based Partnership, Roy Smith

Innovations in Managing Western Water: New Approaches for Balancing Environmental, Social and Economic Outcomes (Martz Summer Conference, June 11-12)

Presenter: Roy Smith, Bureau of Land Management

19 slides


Slides: The (Largely) Untold Success Story Of Urban Water Conservation, Peter Mayer Jun 2015

Slides: The (Largely) Untold Success Story Of Urban Water Conservation, Peter Mayer

Innovations in Managing Western Water: New Approaches for Balancing Environmental, Social and Economic Outcomes (Martz Summer Conference, June 11-12)

Presenter: Peter Mayer, P.E., Water Demand Management

20 slides


Charting A New Course For The Colorado River: A Summary Of Guiding Principles, Colorado River Research Group Jan 2014

Charting A New Course For The Colorado River: A Summary Of Guiding Principles, Colorado River Research Group

Books, Reports, and Studies

[4] p. : color illustrations ; 28 cm.


Slides: Current And Proposed Research Activities Addressing Health, Environmental, Economic, And Political Issues Related To Natural Gas Development, University Of Colorado. School Of Public Health. Department Of Environmental And Occupational Health Jan 2012

Slides: Current And Proposed Research Activities Addressing Health, Environmental, Economic, And Political Issues Related To Natural Gas Development, University Of Colorado. School Of Public Health. Department Of Environmental And Occupational Health

Drawing the Blueprint for a Sustainable Natural Gas Future (January 18)

Presenter: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Colorado School of Public Health

20 slides


Slides: Master Development Plans (Mdps): Oil And Gas Projects, Mary Bloomstran May 2011

Slides: Master Development Plans (Mdps): Oil And Gas Projects, Mary Bloomstran

Best Management Practices (BMPs): What? How? And Why? (May 26)

Presenter: Mary Bloomstran, Edge Environmental

19 slides


Slides: Economic Incentives For Demand Reduction, Christopher Goemans Jun 2009

Slides: Economic Incentives For Demand Reduction, Christopher Goemans

Western Water Law, Policy and Management: Ripples, Currents, and New Channels for Inquiry (Martz Summer Conference, June 3-5)

Presenter: Christopher Goemans, Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics, Colorado State University

17 slides


Agenda: Western Water Law, Policy And Management: Ripples, Currents, And New Channels For Inquiry, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program Jun 2009

Agenda: Western Water Law, Policy And Management: Ripples, Currents, And New Channels For Inquiry, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Western Water Policy Program

Western Water Law, Policy and Management: Ripples, Currents, and New Channels for Inquiry (Martz Summer Conference, June 3-5)

In many pockets of the American West, stresses and demands on water resources are overwhelming our capacity to effectively manage change and accommodate the diversity of interests and values associated with our limited water resources.

This event will offer an opportunity for lawyers, policymakers, and water professionals to engage the experts on the challenges and emerging solutions to the most pressing water policy and management issues of the day.


Slides: Oil Shale Water Use: Upsetting The Apple-Cart Of River Habitat, Irrigation And Existing Water Rights?, Bart Miller Jun 2009

Slides: Oil Shale Water Use: Upsetting The Apple-Cart Of River Habitat, Irrigation And Existing Water Rights?, Bart Miller

Western Water Law, Policy and Management: Ripples, Currents, and New Channels for Inquiry (Martz Summer Conference, June 3-5)

Presenter: Bart Miller, Western Resource Advocates, Boulder, CO

13 slides


Slides: Linking Growth, Land Use And Water, Jim Holway Jun 2008

Slides: Linking Growth, Land Use And Water, Jim Holway

Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)

Presenter: Jim Holway, Global Institute of Sustainability, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona Water Institute, Arizona State University

29 slides


Slides: Beyond Rethinking: Redoing Western Water Law, Janet Neuman Jun 2008

Slides: Beyond Rethinking: Redoing Western Water Law, Janet Neuman

Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)

Presenter: Professor Janet Neuman, Lewis & Clark Law School

17 slides


Agenda: Shifting Baselines And New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, And The Transformation Of The American West, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 2008

Agenda: Shifting Baselines And New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, And The Transformation Of The American West, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)

The Center’s 29th annual conference will focus on the changes in the West resulting from rapid population growth, development, disrupted historical weather patterns and the effects of those changes on land, water, and energy resources. Speakers and panelists will address the adaptability of the legal and political institutions and how the transformation of the West may foreshadow fundamental changes to these institutions.

The agenda includes panel discussions that will address:

  • Water for the 21st Century —the big questions in Western water and rethinking Western water law.
  • The Future of Energy —practical and sophisticated solutions to overcome the energy …


Slides: Summary: Sources Of Stress And The Changing Context Of Natural Resources Law And Policy In The New West, William R. Travis Jun 2007

Slides: Summary: Sources Of Stress And The Changing Context Of Natural Resources Law And Policy In The New West, William R. Travis

The Future of Natural Resources Law and Policy (Summer Conference, June 6-8)

Presenter: Dr. William R. Travis, Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder

43 slides


Conference Summary: Water, Climate And Uncertainty: Implications For Western Water Law, Policy, And Management, Steve Bailey Jun 2003

Conference Summary: Water, Climate And Uncertainty: Implications For Western Water Law, Policy, And Management, Steve Bailey

Water, Climate and Uncertainty: Implications for Western Water Law, Policy, and Management (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

7 pages.

"Steve Bailey, National Center for Atmospheric Research"


Improved Drought Planning For Arizona, Katharine Jacobs, Barbara Morehouse Jun 2003

Improved Drought Planning For Arizona, Katharine Jacobs, Barbara Morehouse

Water, Climate and Uncertainty: Implications for Western Water Law, Policy, and Management (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

Presenter: Barbara Morehouse

7 pages and 22 slides

Includes bibliographical references

"Katharine Jacobs is currently the Special Assistant for Policy and Planning, Arizona Department of Water Resources."

"Barbara Morehouse is Associate Research Scientist at the University of Arizona’s Institute for the Study of Planet Earth. She manages the Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) project, which is supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Global Programs."


Managing Water Resources For A Sustainable Future: Law, Policy And Methodology Of China, Xi Wang, Xiaobo Zhang, Wenkai Li, Dejin Gu, Yanfang Zhou Jun 2002

Managing Water Resources For A Sustainable Future: Law, Policy And Methodology Of China, Xi Wang, Xiaobo Zhang, Wenkai Li, Dejin Gu, Yanfang Zhou

Allocating and Managing Water for a Sustainable Future: Lessons from Around the World (Summer Conference, June 11-14)

37 pages (includes color illustrations).

Contains references (pages 36-37).


Pre-Conference Statement For The Session On: “Lessons In Water Allocation: Roles For Government And Markets", Charles Howe, Helen Ingram Jun 2002

Pre-Conference Statement For The Session On: “Lessons In Water Allocation: Roles For Government And Markets", Charles Howe, Helen Ingram

Allocating and Managing Water for a Sustainable Future: Lessons from Around the World (Summer Conference, June 11-14)

23 pages.

Contains references (page 23).


Agenda: Allocating And Managing Water For A Sustainable Future: Lessons From Around The World, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 2002

Agenda: Allocating And Managing Water For A Sustainable Future: Lessons From Around The World, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Allocating and Managing Water for a Sustainable Future: Lessons from Around the World (Summer Conference, June 11-14)

1 v. (various pagings) ; 30 cm

Includes bibliographical references

Conference speakers included University of Colorado School of Law professors David H. Getches, Douglas S. Kenney and Lakshman D. Guruswamy

The conference will begin with a full day of free public lectures, featuring approximately 60 presentations from water experts in the U.S. and abroad. The following three days, open to conference registrants only, will feature in-depth discussions examining the use of markets and policy processes in water allocation; mechanisms for integrating environmental, cultural, and other values in water regimes; and conflicts and cooperative efforts associated with transboundary water resources. The …


Water And Growth In Colorado: A Review Of Legal And Policy Issues, Peter D. Nichols, Megan K. Murphy, Douglas S. Kenney, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jan 2001

Water And Growth In Colorado: A Review Of Legal And Policy Issues, Peter D. Nichols, Megan K. Murphy, Douglas S. Kenney, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Books, Reports, and Studies

xiv, 191 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 28 cm


Agenda: Regulatory Takings And Resources: What Are The Constitutional Limits?, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Byron R. White Center For The Study Of American Constitutional Law Jun 1994

Agenda: Regulatory Takings And Resources: What Are The Constitutional Limits?, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center, Byron R. White Center For The Study Of American Constitutional Law

Regulatory Takings and Resources: What Are the Constitutional Limits? (Summer Conference, June 13-15)

Sponsored by the University of Colorado's Natural Resources Law Center and the Byron R. White Center for American Constitutional Study.

Conference organizers, faculty and/or moderators included University of Colorado School of Law professors David H. Getches, Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Gene R. Nichol, Jr. and Mark Squillace.

Governmental regulation for environmental protection and other important public purposes can affect the manner in which land and natural resources are developed and used. The U.S. constitution (and most state constitutions) prohibit the government from "taking" property without payment of compensation. Originally intended to apply to situations where the government physically seized private property …


Agenda: Water Organizations In A Changing West, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 1994

Agenda: Water Organizations In A Changing West, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Water Organizations in a Changing West (Summer Conference, June 14-16)

Conference organizers, faculty and/or moderators included University of Colorado School of Law professors Lawrence J. MacDonnell, David H. Getches and James N. Corbridge, Jr.

Water organizations in the western United States range from small, traditional acequia associations to large metropolitan water suppliers. What do these vastly different kinds of organizations have in common? All are feeling the pressures of change in the region--growing urban populations, environmental concerns, and calls for public participation.

This year's summer program will examine how water organizations are adapting to these pressures for change. Speakers drawn from urban, agricultural, and community organizations will share their experiences …


Searching Out The Headwaters: Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy, Sarah F. Bates, David H. Getches, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1993

Searching Out The Headwaters: Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy, Sarah F. Bates, David H. Getches, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Charles F. Wilkinson

Books, Reports, and Studies

This digital resource contains only an abstract, cover image and table of contents information from the published book.

Print copy of book is available in the University of Colorado’s Wise Law Library: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b139018~S0

Contents: The West's Gordian Knot -- Water in a changing West -- Voices -- The West today -- River basin stories -- Losing sight of the headwaters -- The journey to rediscovery -- Change and rediscovery in western water -- History need not repeat itself -- Appendix : The language of water


Developing The 1990 Texas Water Plan: A Coordinated Circus, Tommy Knowles Jun 1991

Developing The 1990 Texas Water Plan: A Coordinated Circus, Tommy Knowles

Innovation in Western Water Law and Management (Summer Conference, June 5-7)

14 pages.


Using Water Naturally, Holmes Rolston, Iii, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jan 1990

Using Water Naturally, Holmes Rolston, Iii, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Books, Reports, and Studies

[ii], 26 p. ; 28 cm


Agenda: Instream Flow Protection In The Western United States: A Practical Symposium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Mar 1988

Agenda: Instream Flow Protection In The Western United States: A Practical Symposium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Instream Flow Protection in the Western United States: A Practical Symposium (March 31-April 1)

Conference speakers included University of Colorado School of Law professors Lawrence J. MacDonnell and Charles F. Wilkinson.

Virtually all western states now provide some kind of legal recognition for instream flows. On March 31-April 1, the Natural Resources Law Center will present a symposium on the different approaches taken in these states, with emphasis on such major issues as the purposes for instream flows, the quantities of water needed for these purposes, enforcement of instream flow rights, federal instream flow claims, private instream flow claims, and transferring consumptive water rights to instream flow rights. Speakers include representatives from state agencies …


Oregon’S Minimum Perennial Streamflows, John Borden Mar 1988

Oregon’S Minimum Perennial Streamflows, John Borden

Instream Flow Protection in the Western United States: A Practical Symposium (March 31-April 1)

12 pages.


Water Use And The Prior Appropriation Doctrine, George A. Gould Jun 1986

Water Use And The Prior Appropriation Doctrine, George A. Gould

Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

24 pages.


Potential Improvements In Irrigation Management Practices: Water Savings And Costs, James R. Gilley Jun 1986

Potential Improvements In Irrigation Management Practices: Water Savings And Costs, James R. Gilley

Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

26 pages.


Agenda: Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 1986

Agenda: Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

Conference organizers and/or faculty included University of Colorado School of Law professors James N. Corbridge, Jr., Lawrence J. MacDonnell and David H. Getches.

This conference featured luncheon talks by Colorado Governor Richard D. Lamm and Undersecretary of the Department of the Interior Ann McLaughlin. The conference attracted 115 registrants from 19 states plus the District of Columbia.