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Water Rights Arrangements in Australia and Overseas


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    There are significant differences in the way water rights are defined, allocated and administered in Australia and overseas. This paper includes comparisons of the arrangements for managing water rights against accepted best practice principles for South Au stralia, Queensland, NSW, Victoria South Africa, Chile, Colorado, Mexico and California.

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    Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Others with number 0402002.

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    Length: 360 pages
    Date of creation: 02 Feb 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpot:0402002

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    Keywords: Australia; Research; Reports; Arid; California; Chile; Climate; COAG; Colarado; Council of Australian Governments; Drought ; Irrigation; Markets; Mexico; Murray-Darling Basin; Natural resources; Pollution; Rainfall; Rio Grande; Salinity; South Africa; Sus tainable development; Sustainability; United States of America; Water; Water rights; Weather;

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    1. Mike Young & Jim McColl, 2002. "Robust Separation:A search for a generic framework to simplify registration and trading of interests in natural resources," Natural Resource Management Economics 02_004, Policy and Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide, Australia.
    2. Mike Young & Darla Hatton MacDonald, 2000. "Interstate Water Trading: a 2-year Review," Natural Resource Management Economics 00_001, Policy and Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide, Australia.
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