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Conflicts in water resources planning.

Conflicts in water resources planning.

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Published by Center for Research in Water Resources [University of Texas in [Austin] .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Planning -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Earnest F. Gloyna [and] William S. Butcher.
      SeriesWater resources symposium,, no. 5
      ContributionsGloyna, Earnest F., ed., Butcher, William S., ed., University of Texas at Austin. Center for Research in Water Resources.
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 C65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5710271M
      LC Control Number70188669

      New subdivisions, a Wal-Mart discount retail store and a recreation center dot the landscape. Levels and Process. What is missing, however, are reflections on whether, and how, the conflicts have affected the local communities. Power generation is maximized to meet the Kyrgyz Republic needs in the summer and winter.

      Just how much more emphasis will be given to these back-to-nature goals depends on whether the Missouri River Basin Association, an organization representing eight states and 28 Native American tribes, can reach a compromise with the traditional downstream uses of the river. The payoffs in a non-zero-sum game do not sum up to zero and therefore they do not have straight forward solutions. These changes add protection of fish and wildlife habitat to the list of objectives to be achieved by the government agencies managing the Missouri. A weak upstream nation might have reason to launch an attack against a strong downstream aggressor but this would be foolhardy since they would most likely lose.

      Tools for reducing the risks of such conflicts are also presented, together with recommendations for policymakers. They believe it could foster algal blooms. These institutions provide a platform above the political fray to help users of a common water resource make consensus-based, cooperative decisions that can make water use not only less contentious, but also more sustainable. There are certain assumptions that accompany game theory.

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