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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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  • Productivity Commission, 2004. "Water Rights Arrangements in Australia and Overseas," Others 0402002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • 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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    • Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics

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