Indigenous Communities, Groundwater Opportunities: A US court Decision Unlocks Vast Potential to Improve Sustainable Freshwater Management
Philip Womble, Debra Perrone, Scott Jasechko, Rebecca Nelson, Leon F Szeptycki, Robert T Anderson, Steven M Gorelick
Science | American Association for the Advancement of Science (A A A S) | Published : 2018
Instead of managing fresh water as one integrated resource, laws frequently treat groundwater separately from more visible, monitored, and managed surface waters.
We thank A. Belin and R. Stanley for helpful comments on the manuscript. We acknowledge support from the Switzer Foundation and the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (P.W.). The authors declare no competing interests.