This whole case analysis of the “Tri-State Water Wars” from 1998 to 2003—centering on the shared waters of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama—presents necessary courses found in regards to the course of of making water allocation choices all through political boundaries. Though the three states did not succeed in a settlement in their negotiations to allocate water from the two major southeast river basins—the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint (ACF) and the Alabama, Coosa, Tallapoosa (ACT)—their case illuminates such factors as water availability, conservation, and the need for numerous allocations that could be utilized in contentious circumstances. Numerous strategies may embrace dividing sovereignty for sustaining necessities of each tributary, allocating benefits reasonably than water, and “enlarging the pie” by along with joint enchancment and even nonwater parameters in negotiations. Drawing on worthwhile fashions of water battle discussions elsewhere in the nation, the authors current a model new conceptual framework for pure belongings administration.
The book’s eleven chapters, written by excellent authorities in water belongings administration, provide a radical description of the tri-state geophysical setting, protection factors, and stakeholder pursuits in the ACF-ACT compact negotiations, in addition to the long, rich approved historic previous of interstate agreements and the place of the federal authorities in these agreements. The outcomes of an 18-month problem by the U.S. Geological Survey via the Alabama Water Belongings Evaluation Institute, which allowed for cooperative evaluation amongst co-principal investigators from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, this book will in all probability be of on the spot curiosity to researchers, protection makers, and stakeholders in the ACT/ACF, in addition to those involved in pure belongings administration, economics, environmental administration, battle resolution, and water regulation.
- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: University Press of Florida; 1st edition (May 28, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0813029341
- ISBN-13: 978-0813029344
- Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces