Water Management in the United States—A Democratic Process (Who are the Managers?)

  1. Nathan Buras
  1. John D. Bredehoeft

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP048p0035

Reflections on Hydrology: Science and Practice

Reflections on Hydrology: Science and Practice

How to Cite

Bredehoeft, J. D. (1997) Water Management in the United States—A Democratic Process (Who are the Managers?), in Reflections on Hydrology: Science and Practice (ed N. Buras), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/SP048p0035

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908748

Online ISBN: 9781118668085

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Keywords:

  • Hydrology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Water Management: Some Comments

  • Nature of Water Management

  • The Water Industry

  • Law and the Courts

  • The Direct Regulators

  • Capital Investors

  • The Suppliers

  • The Users

  • Discussion of Water Industry Management

  • Role of Hydrology