Myths of California Water: Virtual Tour


California’s water rights laws impede reform and sustainable management.


The legal tools for reform are already present in California’s water rights laws. We just need to start using them.

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Further Reading

  • Gray, B. E., “The Modern Era in California Water Law,” Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 45, 1994, pp. 249–308.
  • Gray, B. E., “The Property Right in Water,” West-Northwest, Vol. 9, 2002, pp. 1–27, 28.
  • Hanak, E., J. Lund, A. Dinar, B. Gray, R. Howitt, J. Mount, P. Moyle, Barton “Buzz” Thompson (2010), “Myths of California Water – Implications and Reality,” West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2010.