Water plays a key role in addressing the most pressing global challenges of our time, including climate change adaptation, food and energy security, environmental sustainability and the promotion of peace and stability. This comprehensive handbook explores thepivotal place oflaw and policy in efforts to ensure that water enables positive responses to these challenges and provides a basisfor sound governance.
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chapter Introduction / Andrew Allan part Part 1 Comparative national water law and policy chapter 1 Customary water rights and legal pluralism / Barbara van Koppen chapter 2 A comparative analysis of the public trust doctrine for managing water in the United States and India / Melissa K. Scanlan chapter 3 Water rights and permitting: a South African approach / Michael Kidd chapter 4 The EU approach for integrated water resource management: transposing the EU Water Framework Directive within a national context key insights from experience / Marleen van Rijswick chapter 5 Water markets / Michael Hantke-Domas chapter 6 Water pollution and water quality: shifting regulatory paradigms / William Howarth chapter 7 Contaminants of emerging concern / Sarah Hendry chapter 8 The human right to water / Inga T. Winkler chapter 9 Governance and regulation of water and sanitation services provision / Richard Franceys chapter 10 Legal aspects of ood management / Andrew Allan chapter 11 Water allocation and management during drought / A. Dan Tarlock chapter 12 Stakeholder engagement for inclusive water governance / Aziza Akhmouch chapter 13 Monitoring and enforcement: the United States Clean Water Act model / LeRoy C. Paddock and Laura C. Mulherin part Part 2 Transboundary water law and policy chapter 14 The treaty architecture for the governance of transboundary aquifers, lakes and rivers / Alistair Rieu-Clarke chapter 15 The evolution of international law relating to transboundary waters / Stephen C. McCarey chapter 16 International law and transboundary aquifers / Gabriel E. Eckstein chapter 17 Substantive rules of international water law Owen McIntyre chapter 18 The signicance of the duty to cooperate for transboundary water resources management under international water law / Christina Leb chapter 19 Joint institutional arrangements for governing shared water resources: a comparative analysis of state practice / Susanne Schmeier chapter 20 Strengthening the implementation of transboundary water agreements: insights from the UNECE Water Convention Implementation Committee / Nataliya Nikiforova chapter 21 The role of non-state actors in the development and implementation of international water law Komlan Sangbana chapter 22 Hydro-hegemons and international water law / Rebecca L. Farnum part Part 3 Cross-cutting issues chapter 23 Water resources and international investment law / Ana María Daza-Clark chapter 24 Water justice: understanding the philosophical underpinning of decision-making in the context of international water governance / Marian J. Neal (Patrick) and Peter S. Wenz chapter 25 Adaptive water governance: a theoretical approach reected in the Mauri and Desaguadero River Basin adaptation plan / Juan Carlos Sánchez Ramírez chapter 26 A brief history of global water governance / Joshua Newton chapter 27 The sustainable development goals in relation to water management: what role for legal frameworks? / Anna Schulz chapter 28 Water security as an evolving paradigm: local, national, regional and global considerations / Bjørn-Oliver Magsig.