Water Resource Management and the Law

Edited by Erkki J. Hollo, Professor Emeritus, University of Helsinki, Finland

Scarcity of water, floods and erosion caused by climate change have made the management of water resources a challenge to national and international actors worldwide. States have also initiated water projects to improve social welfare, often with significant impacts on the environment. This book combines close analysis of the legal structures of water rights with consideration of the modes of water management projects to illustrate current water-related problems in terms of practical solutions in a global context.

‘The book is to be considered as a scholarly work on water management law which will be useful for anyone interested in the conservation of water as well as proper management and allocation of water.’
– Amrithnath SB, LEAD: Law, Environment and Development Journal

2017 432 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 982 7 £156.60 £120.00 $156.60 $174.00

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