Provides an overview of approximately 250 projects, legislation, legal cases, people, and organizations that have shaped the development of waterways in the United States over the past 150 years. This volume meets the needs of readers who need to know how present-day water problems came about, the impact of legislation and court decisions on the development of water resources, and what U.S. experts are proposing be done to preserve this basic component of the environment.
We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being
home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous
communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service