Institutional Structures for Water Management in the Eastern United States
Cities are faced with numerous and difficult tasks related to the management, treatment and disposal of water. Institutional structures (agencies, organizations, utilities, and departments) are needed to address these water issues. The choice of institutional arrangement is varied across the country and affected by local factors such as politics, history, geography, resources, water management issues and individuals involved in water issues.
KeywordsWatershed Management Stormwater Management Colorado River Basin Watershed Group Watershed Approach
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