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Trends Newsletter | Spring 2017

Increasing Water Use Will Escalate Disputes

Spring 2017 | Water Rights | by Sam Flewelling

Increasing Water Use Will Escalate Disputes

Population growth and improved standards of living have driven the dramatic rise of water use worldwide – setting the stage for water resource disputes on the horizon.

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The Secret Life of Rain

Spring 2017 | Water Rights | by Matthew Tymchak and Mason Stahl

The Secret Life of Rain

How much water is available for human use? Follow the raindrops, which have a complicated fate upon falling from the sky.

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Pumping Groundwater Impacts Rivers

Spring 2017 | Water Rights | by David Langseth and Ali Boroumand

Pumping Groundwater Impacts Rivers

The combination of direct measurement and mathematical modeling offers a powerful approach for determining the impact of pumping on streamflow and making equitable decisions on how to allocate water use among various constituencies.

 

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Guest Editorial: The Economic Water Balance

Spring 2017 | Water Rights | by Gina Waterfield

Guest Editorial: The Economic Water Balance

As more conflicts erupt over water resources, economists will play an increasingly important role in quantifying the net social value of how disputed water resources are being allocated and used.

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What's New at Gradient

Spring 2017 | Water Rights | by Gradient

What's New at Gradient

A listing of awards, announcements, recent publications and upcoming presentations

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