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    Gary D. Weatherford
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Availability of water for agricultural use is one of the major factors determining agricultural production in the Western United .

Availability of water for agricultural use is one of the major factors determining agricultural production in the Western United States and is becoming an important factor in areas of the Southwest. In addition, water use and conservation is an important concern of the 1977 Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act. Thus, it is necessary to build an agricultural water sector for use in the. CARD/RAC85 programming models.

Like Oil and Water in the American West: Water . This chapter begins with an overview of water allocation law and water markets in the West including a discussion of the various alternative market-based reallocation mechanisms being considered

This chapter begins with an overview of water allocation law and water markets in the West including a discussion of the various alternative market-based reallocation mechanisms being considered. A summary of recent literature on market activity in the West is followed by a detailed look at transactions in the Colorado River Basin.

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Agriculture water conservation programs Irrigated land easement, water right purchase. Surface water is the predominant source of irrigation water in the region, with groundwater serving as a primary or secondary water source in many areas

Agriculture water conservation programs Irrigated land easement, water right purchase. Federal cost-sharing and technical assistance is provided primarily through USDA; Irrigated lands and associated water rights may also be retired under Federal conservation programs. States may contribute to technology adoption and land retirement programs. Surface water is the predominant source of irrigation water in the region, with groundwater serving as a primary or secondary water source in many areas. This region represents between 40 and 45 percent of . irrigated acreage, with about one-third to one-half of this acreage irrigated with ground water.

Institutional design economic efficiency market failure water transfers policy alternatives water law Asia Australia . 1990, Water law and institutions in the western .

Institutional design economic efficiency market failure water transfers policy alternatives water law Asia Australia Thailand Western . comparisons with early developments in California and Australia, contemporary developments in Australia and recent legislation worldwide, Presentation at the Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado, Boulder. Maass, A. and Anderson, R. 1978

The study then identified where water is lost in irrigation systems

The study then identified where water is lost in irrigation systems. This allowed to identify the ways to reduce these losses, but also provided information on other approaches to save water, by using alternative sources of water; focusing on technological, best-practice and socio-economic responses. The first need is to understand how much water is abstracted, consumed and used for agriculture in each river basin of the EU (Chapter 2). The study is accompanied by an excel table that details the data that has been collected.

Water policy addresses provision, use, disposal and sustainability decisions. Uses include direct human consumption, agriculture, industry and ecosystem protection

Water policy addresses provision, use, disposal and sustainability decisions. Uses include direct human consumption, agriculture, industry and ecosystem protection. Policy must set the rules for how water is allocated to the different uses. Disposal involves wastewater treatment and stormwater/flood management. Sustainability addresses issues such as aquifer depletion, reservoir management and mineral buildup. Supply isn't just about water production, it is also about distribution infrastructure.

Water at a Glance: the relationship between water, agriculture, food .

Water at a Glance: the relationship between water, agriculture, food security and poverty. In the current environment of changing global agricultural markets, agriculture faces a triple challenge. 8. The SDGs call for innovation and new combinations in the way policies, programmes, partnerships and investments should pull together to achieve common goals and produce the most needed public goods. Both water and agriculture are widely regarded as crosscutting issues that must be prioritized when implementing these two pillars of sustainable development.

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