Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1969

Abstract

Water rights and water use problems created by intervening national boundaries are usually resolved by resort to international law and treaties. In this article Professor Waite considers the effect and limitations of existing United States Treaties with the bordering countries of Canada and Mexico on the power of Western States to create water rights, how existing and future individual users may be affected and how customary international law is relevant to the interpretation of these treaties.

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