2 edition of Interstate water compacts, 1785-1941. found in the catalog.
Interstate water compacts, 1785-1941.
United States. National Resources Planning Board. Water Resources Committee.
|LC Classifications||HC106.4 .A2 no. 5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p.l., 159 p.|
|Number of Pages||159|
|LC Control Number||43051995|
Prior to the s, interstate compacts were typically bi-state agreements, addressing boundary disputes and territorial claims. In fact, only 36 interstate compacts were formed between and It is only in this century that interstate compacts have risen to . See U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service list of Interstate Water Apportionment Compacts. Hinderlider v. La Plata River & Cherry Creek Ditch Co., US Supreme Ct., (p. of Weber's 9th ed.) Colorado state engineer shut off plaintiff's water in order to administer the water according to the interstate compact between Colorado and New Mexico.
The legal instrumentality for such cooperative action is the interstate compact. Many compacts have dealt with problems of interstate water management. In western states, the emphasis has been on simple allocation of scarce water resources, without much . Recent conflicts between states over water governed by interstate water compacts calls into question the utility and legitimacy of western states’ water compacts.6 The longstanding—and once comprehensive—instrument that is the interstate water compact has been tested and eroded by prolonged droughts.
Currently, there are more than active interstate compacts; the CSG center counts 38 water any compact, it recommends that the document clearly spell out how the governing body is created, staffed and named, as well as how votes are distributed and how frequently it meets (those meetings should be open to the public). The United States is not a signatory to the Compact – indeed, it received no apportionment of Rio Grande water through the compact. The United States has no claim itself to the natural flow of an interstate stream, as does a State through which the stream passes.
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Interstate Water Compacts: Intergovernmental Efforts to Manage America's Water Resources [Joseph F. Zimmerman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Examines intergovernmental efforts within the United States 1785-1941. book manage the nation's water supply.
Long taken for granted. United States. National Resources Planning Board. Water Resources Committee. Interstate water compacts, [Washington] National resources planning board, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. National Resources Planning Board.
Water Resources Committee. OCLC Number: Description. Interstate water compacts effective as of Decem -- Interstate water compacts formulated but not effective as of Decem -- Discontinued water compacts -- Interstate water compacts, In Interstate Water Compacts author Joseph F. Zimmerman highlights the growing importance of water issues within the United States and a device that has been instrumental in facilitating interstate cooperation to solve water-related problems: the interstate compact.
This groundbreaking work is the first to devote itself exclusively to Cited by: 2. The result is the Model Interstate Water Compact, which encourages states to assume oversight of trans-boundary resources, especially water, avoiding the inefficiency and expense of legal action.
In addition to the authors' proposed model, there is a complete cross-referenced listing of existing interstate water compacts in the : Jerome C.
Muys, George 1785-1941. book Sherk, Marilyn C. O'Leary. The result is the Model Interstate Water Compact, which encourages states to assume oversight of trans-boundary resources, especially water, avoiding the inefficiency and expense of legal action.
In addition to the authors' proposed model, there is a complete cross-referenced listing of existing interstate water compacts in the appendix. dix. Interstate water compacts can and should be distinguished from other types of interstate compacts, the var iety and scope of which is amply set forth in the Council of State Govern ments publication on "Interstate Compacts and Agencies, " Also, see Muys, Interstate Water Compacts, Legal Study for National Water Com mission, NTIS, interstate in nature and governed by interstate water compacts.
Interstate compacts are essentially contracts between states, subject to federal approval. There are 27 interstate compacts for managing and allocating water resources in the United States, and they vary tremendously in how they allocate and manage interstate waters.
The Council of State Governments has been involved with interstate compacts for many years. This document updates a publication. It lists compacts by subject and by state, provides a brief description about the compact, statutory citations fromand the year states joined the compact.
In fiscal yearthe 50 states and 3 territories that comprise the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) used ICOTS to process o transfer requests and more thancompact activities for overactive supervision cases.
Under the twentieth-century interpretation of the U.S. Constitution's compact clause (Article 1, Sect Clause 3), states may, with the consent of Congress, form agreements to solve common problems, and in the twentieth century interstate compacts became a means of using negotiation, rather than lawsuits, to settle water-rights claims.
North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University. interstate compacts. The article concludes with a comparative assessment of the watersheds most at risk from climate change and the interstate compacts most able to adapt to climate change.
INTRODUCTION Over 95% of the available freshwater resources in the United States are interstate in nature and governed by interstate water compacts.
California-Nevada Interstate Compact-- Would establish a commission to administer water rights involving Lake Tahoe and the Carson, Truckee, and Walker States have ratified the compact and are abiding by it even though Congress has not ratified it.
Some of the issues involved were addressed in P.L.the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Indian Tribes Water Rights Settlement Act of. The process for entering into interstate and federal-interstate compacts is explained in detail, as is the exercise of original jurisdiction by the US Supreme Court to resolve intractable interstate controversies involving interpretation of provisions of compacts, water apportionment, and water pollution abatement.
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Instead, the book is largely filled with lengthy descriptions of all the interstate compacts that have even remotely involved water and many that do not.
After the first chapter, Zimmerman describes interstate compacts generally, including the negotiation, adoption, and enforcement of the agreements. The conclusions encourage states to assume oversight of transboundary resources, especially water, avoiding the inefficiency and expense of legal action.
In addition to the proposed model compact, there is a complete cross-referenced listing of existing interstate water compacts in the appendix.
Order online through the “Purchase Books” button. An Interstate Water Compact allocates water rights to particular bodies of water to the party states.
"An interstate compact is an agreement between two or more states of the United States that is approved by those states’ respective legislatures, and, if required based on the subject matter of compact, consented to by the US Congress.".
Kansas is a party to four interstate river compacts that allocate water in major interstate rivers. Kansas also participates in the Missouri River Basin Association of States and Tribes.
Below are links to compact documents, maps, updates and data related to these interstate basins. BEAR RIVER COMPACT. The Bear River Compact is a document voluntarily written by the states which establishes the rights and obligations of Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming with respect to the waters of the Bear River.
The Compact became effective on Ma The main purposes of the Compact are outlined in paragraph A of Article I of the Compact.Rio Grande Compact of Sabine River Compact of Snake River Compact of South Platte River Compact of Upper Colorado River Compact of Upper Niobrara River Compact of Yellowstone River Compact of Interstate water allocation compacts are also becoming fashionable in the East, as.The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission ¾Investigate, Protect, Conserve, and Develop the State’s Waters and Stream Systems ¾Negotiate and Administer Interstate Compacts ¾Oversee Development of Regional Water Plans & State-Wide Water Plan ¾Federal Issues Management (Endangered Species Act water issues).