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Water rights in Alberta

  • Author(s) / Creator(s)
  • The author studies the law in Alberta regarding the use of water resources. The right to divert surface water from its course or to detain its natural flow for consumptive or other purposes is discussed. The author contends that the present Alberta Water Resources Act does not develop maximum beneficial use of Alberta's water resources.

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    © 1977 David Percy et al. This version of this article is open access and can be downloaded and shared. The original author(s) and source must be cited.
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  • Citation for previous publication
    • Percy, D. (1977). Water rights in Alberta. Alberta Law Review, 15(1), 142-165. Retrieved from
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