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The Allocation of Groundwater: From Superstition to Science

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"Groundwater is a critical natural resource, but the law has always struggled with it. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the common law developed several doctrines to allocate groundwater among competing... " – By Burke W. Griggs

The Development Path of Urban Water and Sanitation Tariffs and Subsidies: A Conceptual Framework


"The provision of universal, high-quality piped water and sanitation services on a financially sustainable basis continues to elude many urban areas globally. Water services suffer..." – By Dale Whittington, Marcus Wishart, David Kaczan, Hua Wang, Xiawei Liao and Si Gou

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