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2011-12-13 11:40:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Water rights are important to most Indian Nations. The legal battle by one Indian tribe to establish and quantify its water rights took a significant turn last week. A 36-year water rights dispute in Southern Oregon recently produced a milestone victory when an Administrative Law Judge in the State of Oregon's Klamath Basin Adjudication granted the Klamath Tribes' claims to water bodies throughout their homeland area. The Klamath Tribes...

2007-04-15 03:00:18

By Slaughter, Richard A; Wiener, John D ABSTRACT: Water demand in a viable economy tends to be dynamic: it changes over time in response to growth, drought, and social policy. Institutional capacity to re-allocate water between users and uses under stress from multiple sources is a key concern. Climate change threatens to add to those stresses in snowmelt systems by changing the timing of runoff and possibly increasing the severity and duration of drought. This article examines Snake and...