Prior Appropriation: A Reassessment
Water Law Review, Vol 18, No. 2, 2015
84 Pages Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Date Written: 2015
This paper provides an overview of the literature critiquing the Prior Appropriation Doctrine, examines the historical evolution of the doctrine, and offers recommendations for modernizing its major concepts.
Keywords: prior appropriation; water law; reform
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