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Impacts of Managing Water in a Closed Basin: The Walker River Basin Case Study

John C. Tracy
Water Resources IMPACT
Vol. 6, No. 3, Basin Management Case Studies: Tools, Techniques, and Methods for Managing River Basins (May 2004), pp. 18-21
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/wateresoimpa.6.3.0018
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Impacts of Managing Water in a Closed Basin: The Walker River Basin Case Study
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Abstract

Balancing environmental concerns with water use in closed basins in the Western United States has become the latest challenge for water resource managers. To meet this challenge, new water management strategies must be employed that focus on reducing the consumptive use of water instead of retiming its delivery.

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