Advertisement

Droughts, Crisis Management and Water Rights

An International Perspective
  • Ariel Dinar
Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 18)

Abstract

When searching for alternative institutional arrangements to cope with drought, it is important to realise that drought is only an exacerbation of resource issues which are often already present during normal, non-drought periods. Conflicts within and between sectors, states, and countries, which already exist, are certain to be intensified during drought.

Keywords

Water Transfer Crisis Management Irrigation District Disaster Drought Drought Management 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Alaouze, C.M. (1991). Intertemporal Water Transfer and Drought. Australian Economic Papers 30:114–127.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Blomquist, W. (1995). Institutions for Managing Groundwater Basins in Southern California. In: Dinar, A. & E. T. Loehman (Editors), Water Quantity/Quality Management and Conflict Resolution, Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, 43–59.Google Scholar
  3. Bruwer, J.J. (1993). Drought Policy in the Republic of South Africa. In: Wilhite, D.A. (Editor), Drought Assessment, Management, and Planning: Theory and Case Studies. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Chapter 11.Google Scholar
  4. Dinar, A., Kaufman, E., Oppenheimer, J. & Wolf, A. (1997). Transboundary Fresh Water Disputes: Conflict Resolution Through An Integrated Approach. A proposal Submitted to the Research Committee of the World Bank.Google Scholar
  5. Howitt, R.E. (1994). Empirical Analysis of Water Market Institutions: The 1991 California Water Market. Resources and Energy Economics 16:357–371.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Kenney, D. (1994). Institutional Options for the Colorado River: A Drought Prospect. In: Young, R. A. (Compiler), Coping with Severe, Sustained Drought in the Southwestern United States, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Chapter 5.Google Scholar
  7. Kilgour, D. M. & Dinar, A. (1995). Are Stable Agreements for Sharing International River Water Now Possible? Policy Research Working paper No. 1474, World Bank, Washington, DC.Google Scholar
  8. Michelson, A.M., & Young, R.A. (1993). Optioning Agricultural Water Rights for Urban Water Supplies During Drought. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 75:1010–1020.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Moore, J.W. (1994). Defining National Property Rights to a Common Property Resource: The Case of the West Bank Aquifers. Resource and Energy Economics, 16:373–390.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Petak, W. J. & Atkisson, A. A. ( 1982). Natural Hazard Risk Assessment and Public Policy. New York, Springer-Verlag.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Rogers, P. & Harshadeep, N. (1997). The Farakka Ganges Water Sharing Treaty: Some Implications for India and Bangladesh. Mimeo, ASTEN, The World Bank, Washington DC.Google Scholar
  12. Saleth, M.R. (1996). Water Institutions in India: A review of Issues and Reform Options. Institute of Economic Growth, University Enclave, Delhi, India.Google Scholar
  13. Salman, S. (1997). The Ganges River Treaty of 1996: A Comparative Analysis. Mimeo, Legal Department, The World Bank, Washington DC.Google Scholar
  14. Solanes, M.R. (1986). Legislative Approaches to Drought Management. Natural Resources Forum, 10(4):373–378.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Steiner, R.C., Cooperative Water Resources Management in the Potomac River. Personal Communications, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, 6110 Executive Boulivard Suite 300, Rocknile, MD, 20859-3903.Google Scholar
  16. Subbiah, A. R. (1993). Indian Drought Management: From Vulnerability to Resillience. In: D.A. Wilhite (ed.), Drought Assessment, Management, and Planning: Theory and Case Studies. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston.Google Scholar
  17. UCAIC (University of California Agricultural Issues Center), (1991). Water in California: A Resilient System under Pressure. University of California, Davis, CA., Position Paper, 91(1):10pp.Google Scholar
  18. US Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, (1993). Lessons Learned from the California Drought (1987-1992). National Study of Water Management During Drought, IWR Report 93-NDS-5.Google Scholar
  19. Wilhite, D.A., & Glantz, M.H. (1985). Understanding the Drought Phenomenon: The Role of Definitions. Water International, 10:111–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Wilhite, D.A. (1991). Drought Planning: A Process for State Government. Water Resources Bulletin, 27(1):29–38.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Wilhite, D.A. (1993). “The Enigma of Drought.” In: D. Wilhite (ed.), Drought Assessment, Management, and Planning: Theory and Case Studies. Boston, Massachusetts, Kluwer Academic Publishers.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Zilberman, D., Dinar, A., MacDougall, N., Khanna, M., Brown, C. & Castillo, F. (1997). How California Responded to the Continued Drought of 1987-1992. United States Department of Agriculture, ERS Staff Paper.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ariel Dinar
    • 1
  1. 1.The World BankWashingtonUSA

Personalised recommendations