Synopses & Reviews
"Instream Flow Protection" is a comprehensive overview of Western water use and the issues that surround it. The authors explain instream flow and its historical, political, and legal context; describe current instream flow laws and policies; and present methods of protecting instream flow. They provide numerous examples to illustrate their discussions, with case studies of major river systems including the Bitterroot, Clark's Fork, Colorado, Columbia, Mimbres, Mono Lake, Platte, Snake, and Wind.Policymakers, land and water managers at local, state, and federal levels, attorneys, students and researchers of water issues, and anyone concerned with instream flow protection will find the book enormously valuable.
About the Author
David M. Gillilan is a law student at the University of Colorado.
Thomas C. Brown is an economist for the Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station of the U.S. Forest Service in Fort Collins, Colorado.