January 15, 2022

Todd Jarvis, Director of OSU Institute for Water and Watersheds and Jakob Wiley, University of Oregon have authored a newly published book on Collective Aquifer Governance: Dispute Prevention for Groundwater and Aquifers through Unitization. The book summary, opens with, “Current models of groundwater governance focus principally on the allocation of water, rather than taking a holistic approach incorporating valuable storage space in the aquifer, as well as the transformative changes in managed recharge of manufactured water, storm water, and carbon. Effective implementation of a more modern approach now calls for rethink of both scale and jurisdictional boundaries…”

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