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Colorado's 2009 Acequia Recognition Law: Punching a Hole in Prior's Hegemony?

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Title Colorado's 2009 Acequia Recognition Law: Punching a Hole in Prior's Hegemony?
Creator Peña, Devon
Subject irrigation irrigation canals community facilities ethics land use zoning Rio Grande River water water policy water allocation water distribution water management
Description Professor Peña will discuss the background to and implications of Colorado's HB 09-1233, "On the Recognition of Acequias," a new water law signed by Governor Ritter in April 2009. The Recognition law acknowledges that "The first nonnative Americans to settle in Colorado were Hispanics from colonial Mexico, who brought with them their ancient irrigation practices based on a community ditch called an “acequia”, pursuant to which water was treated as a community resource and allocated based upon...
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-03-23T22:48:46Z 2011-03-23T22:48:46Z 2010-03-02
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16401
Language en_US

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