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Water Law - International Resources

Journals

BNA's Water Law & Policy Monitor

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users

Brill Research Perspectives in International Water Law

  • Coming soon!

Global Water Intelligence

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users

International Journal of River Basin Management

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users through the Texas A&M University Libraries

International Journal of Water

International Journal of Water Governance

International Journal of Water Resources Development

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users through the Texas A&M University Libraries

Journal of Water Law

Journal of Water Security

Water International: Official Journal of the International Water Resources Association

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users through the Texas A&M University Libraries

Water Law Review, University of Denver College of Law

  • Available via HeinOnline in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library, and remotely for authorized A&M School of Law users

Water Policy Journal

The Water Report

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users

Water Resources Management: an International Journal

  • Available for authorized A&M School of Law users through the Texas A&M University Libraries

Books

This is just a sample of international water law-related books available in the library. If you'd like to see more titles, search the library catalog using the subjects "Water rights (International law)" or "Water resources development Law and legislation", or just ask a reference librarian for assistance. You can also go to the call numbers K3496 or TD345 in the library's collection - most of the water law titles are shelved in those two areas.

Burchi, Stefano, Groundwater in international law: compilation of treaties and other legal instruments, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2005

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .B87 2004. Also available online here.

Caponera, Dante Augusto, Principles of water law and administration: national and international, Taylor & Francis, 2007 (2nd ed.)

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .C36 2007. The 1st edition (1992) is also available.

Cullet, Phillipe, Water law for the twenty-first century: national and international aspects of water law reform in India, Routledge, 2010

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .W38 2010

Dinar, Ariel, Bridges over water: understanding transboundary water conflict, negotiation and cooperation, World Scientific, 2007

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .B75 2007

Dinar, Shlomi, International water treaties: negotiation and cooperation along transboundary rivers, Routledge, 2008

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .D55 2008

Gleick, Peter H., The world's water: the biennial report on freshwater resources, Island Press

  • Published every two years. Current and previous editions available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number TD345 .W384

Godfrey, Jayne M., Water accounting: international approaches to policy and decision-making, Edward Elgar, 2012

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number TD345 .W3847 2012

Hildering, Antoinette, International law, sustainable development and water management, Eburon, 2004

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3498 .H54 2004

Hu, Desheng, Water rights: an international and comparative study, IWA Publishing, 2006

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .H8 2006

Loures, Flavia Rocha, ed., The UN Watercourses Convention in force: strengthening international law for transboundary water management, Routledge, 2013

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .A41997 U59 2013

McCaffrey, Steven C., The law of international watercourses, Oxford University Press, 2007 (2nd ed.)

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number KZ3686 .M33 2007. The 1st edition (2001) is also available.

McIntyre, Owen, Environmental protection of international watercourses under international law, Ashgate, 2007

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number KZ3700 .M53 2007

Postel, Sandra, Last oasis: facing water scarcity, W.W. Norton, 1997

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number TD345 .P68 1997

Wallace, Jim, Hydrology and water law: bridging the gap, IWA Publishing, 2006

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number GB661.2 .H94 2006

Weiss, Edith Brown, Fresh water and international economic law, Oxford University Press, 2005

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3498 .F74 2005

Weiss, Edith Brown, International law for a water-scarce world, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013

  • Available in the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at call number K3496 .W44 2013

Articles

This list is a small sample of relevant articles and should not be considered a comprehensive bibliography.

Eyal Benvenisti, "Collective Action in the Utilization of Shared Freshwater: The Challenges of International Water Resources Law", 90 Am. J. Int'l L. 384 (1996)

Nicole T. Carter et al., "U.S-Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments", Federation of American Scientists, January 23, 2015

Joseph W. Dellapenna, "International Water Law in a Climate of Disruption", 17 Mich. St. U. Coll. L. J. Int'l L. 43 (2008-2009)

Gabriel Eckstein, "A Hydrogeological Approach to Transboundary Ground Water Resources and International Law", 19 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 201 (2003-2004)

Xue Hanquin, "Relativity in International Water Law", 3 Colo. J. Int'l Envtl. L. & Pol'y 45 (1992)

Mohammed S. Helal, "Sharing Blue Gold: The 1997 UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses Ten Years On", 18 Colo. J. Int'l Envtl. L. & Pol'y 337 (2007)

Michael A. Hyman, "Under the Danube Canopy: The Future of International Waterway Law", 23 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 355 (1998-1999)

Stephen C. McCaffrey, "A Human Right to Water: Domestic and International Implications", 5 Geo. Int'l Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (1992-1993)

Stephen C. McCaffrey, "Water, Water Everywhere, but Too Few Drops to Drink: The Coming Fresh Water Crisis and International Environmental Law", 28 Denv. J. Int'l L. & Pol'y 325 (1999-2000)

Bruce Pardy, "The Dark Irony of International Water Rights", 28 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 907 (2010-2011)

Aaron Schwabach, "United Nations Convention on the Law of Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses, Customary International Law, and the Interests of Developing Upper Riparians", 33 Tex. Int'l L. J. 257 (1998)

Tim Stephens, "Reimagining International Water Law", 71 Md. L. Rev. Endnotes 20 (2011)

A. Dan Tarlock, "Four Challenges for International Water Law", 23 Tul. Envtl. L.J. 369 (2009)

A. Dan Tarlock, "Water Security, Fear Mitigation and International Water Law", 31 Hamline L. Rev. 703 (2008)

Ludwik A. Teclaff, "Fiat or Custom: The Checkered Development of International Water Law", 31 Nat. Resources J. 45 (1991)

Phillip R. Trimble, "International Institutions and the World's Water", 90 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 499 (1996)

Allie Alexis Umoff, "Analysis of the 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty: Its Past, Present, and Future", 32 Environs: Envtl. L. & Pol'y J. 69 (2008-2009)

James L. Wescoat, "Beyond the River Basin: The Changing Geography of International Water Problems and International Watercourse Law", 3 Colo. J. Int'l Envtl. L. & Pol'y 301 (1992)