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Irrigation Districts in a Changing West – An Overview


John D. Leshy


University of California Hastings College of the Law

January 4, 1982


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This essay reviews the history and evolution of special governmental districts organized to manage water, especially water for agricultural irrigation, in the American West. It shows how they have a curious mix of public and private attributes, and are changing their focus as the demographics and politics of the west change.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 17

Keywords: water resources management, agricultural irrigation, water politics, American west, special governmental districts

JEL Classification: K00, Q00

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Date posted: May 4, 2010  

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Leshy, John D., Irrigation Districts in a Changing West – An Overview (January 4, 1982). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1600445 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600445

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John D. Leshy (Contact Author)
University of California Hastings College of the Law ( email )
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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415-565-4726 (Phone)
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