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This title provides perspective on the strategic thinking behind appropriating water supplies and regulating usage by citizens. Featuring legal and governmental water experts from across the country, this book provides a broad yet comprehensive overview of the challenges unique to protecting water quality and ensuring availability for all users. These leaders articulate the finer points of water appropriation law and discuss the parties responsible for overseeing the security of water supplies. They discuss their best practices for settling disputes over competing interests and demands, from resolving conflicts over development to considering tribal rights to water usage.