6. Legal Approaches

  1. Prof. Dr. Jacques Ganoulis14,
  2. Dr. Alice Aureli15 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Jean Fried16,17
  1. Lilian Del Castillo-Laborde1,
  2. Samuel Sandoval-Solis2,
  3. Daene C. McKinney2,
  4. Rebecca L. Teasley3,
  5. Viktor A. Dukhovny4,
  6. Galina Stulina4,
  7. Richard Laster5,6,
  8. Daphne Mantziou7,
  9. Miltos Gletsos7,
  10. Sotiris Petropoulos8,
  11. Anastasios Valvis9,
  12. Ana Carolina Coelho10,
  13. Darrell Fontane11,
  14. Evan Vlachos11,
  15. Rodrigo Maia12 and
  16. Evangelos A. Baltas13

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636655.ch6

Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Del Castillo-Laborde, L., Sandoval-Solis, S., McKinney, D. C., Teasley, R. L., Dukhovny, V. A., Stulina, G., Laster, R., Mantziou, D., Gletsos, M., Petropoulos, S., Valvis, A., Coelho, A. C., Fontane, D., Vlachos, E., Maia, R. and Baltas, E. A. (2011) Legal Approaches, in Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds J. Ganoulis, A. Aureli and J. Fried), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636655.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 14

    UNESCO Chair and Network INWEB, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Civil Engineering, Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

  2. 15

    UNESCO, International Hydrological Programme, 1, rue Miollis, 75732 Paris, France

  3. 16

    University of California, School of Social Ecology, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

  4. 17

    UNESCO, Paris, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Buenos Aires, School of Law, Av. Figueroa Alcorta 2263, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina

  2. 2

    The University of Texas at Austin, Center for Research in Water Resources, 10100 Burnet Rd., Bldg 119, Austin, TX 78703, USA

  3. 3

    The University Of Minnesota Duluth, Department of Civil Engineering, 221 SCiv 1405 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, USA

  4. 4

    Scientific Information Centre of Interstate Coordination Water Commission of Aral Sea Basin (SIC ICWC), Massiv Karasu 4, Building 11, 100187 Tashkent, Uzbekistan

  5. 5

    Hebrew University, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Environmental Studies, Jerusalem, Israel

  6. 6

    Laster Gouldman Law Offices, 48 Azza Street, 92384 Jerusalem, Israel

  7. 7

    Society for the Protection of Prespa, 530 77 Aghios Germanos, Greece

  8. 8

    Harokopio University of Athens, Department of Geography, 70 El Venizelou Str., 17671 Athens, Greece

  9. 9

    University of Peloponnese, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Corinth, Greece

  10. 10

    Colorado State University, Department of Civil Engineering, Engineering Building - Campus, Delivery 1372, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1372, USA

  11. 11

    Colorado State University, Department of Civil Engineering, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

  12. 12

    Universidade do Porto, Department of Civil Engineering, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

  13. 13

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Agriculture, Department of Hydraulics, Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, Laboratory of General and Agricultural, Hydraulics and Land Reclamation, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330140

Online ISBN: 9783527636655



  • Transboundary aquifers;
  • legal principles;
  • Rio Grande/Bravo;
  • over allocation;
  • simulation modelling;
  • Water management;
  • international water law;
  • Sewage;
  • basin management;
  • transboundary streams;
  • historical sites;
  • Jerusalem;
  • master plan;
  • Transboundary cooperation;
  • water management;
  • Prespa;
  • Environmental security;
  • transboundary rivers;
  • transboundary water management;
  • Evros;
  • Mekong;
  • Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM);
  • transboundary;
  • water resources regions;
  • institutional framework;
  • Directive;
  • water districts;
  • total management


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Law of Transboundary Aquifers: Scope and Rippling Effects

  • Water Management Policies to Reduce over Allocation of Water Rights in the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin

  • Interstate Collaboration in the Aral Sea Basin – Successes and Problems

  • Kidron Valley/Wadi Nar International Master Plan

  • The Development of Transboundary Cooperation in the Prespa Lakes Basin

  • International Relations and Environmental Security: Conflict or Cooperation? Contrasting the Cases of the Maritza-Evros-Meriç and Mekong Transboundary Rivers

  • Delineation of Water Resources Regions to Promote Integrated Water Resources Management and Facilitate Transboundary Water Conflicts Resolution

  • Transboundary Water Resources and Determination of Hydrologic Prefectures in Greece

  • References