14. Law and Regulation in the Water Industry

  1. Neil S. Grigg

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch14

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

How to Cite

Grigg, N. S. (2011) Law and Regulation in the Water Industry, in Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470767559

Online ISBN: 9781118267035

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Keywords:

  • law and regulation;
  • water industry;
  • water business;
  • water management;
  • capital decisions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • About Water Law

  • Law and Water Uses Along the Hydrologic Cycle

  • Permits and Rights to Use Water

  • Public Health and the Safe Drinking Water Act

  • Environmental Laws

  • Flood Insurance Act and Local Land Use

  • Authorizations for Federal Water Projects

  • Water-Use Restrictions and Water Efficiency

  • Instream Flow Laws

  • Treaties and Interstate Compacts

  • Regulators of the Water Industry

  • Water Law in the Future