Ohio River Basin Comprehensive Survey. Volume XI. Appendix J. Summary of State Laws, Policies, and Programs, pertaining to Water and Related Land Resources of the Ohio River Basin.
ARMY ENGINEER DIV OHIO RIVER CINCINNATI
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State laws regarding water rights and regulation may be related to water and associated land resource planning and development in several ways. The following brief and general discussion of this complex and growing body of laws should serve to indicate some of these relationships. More extensive treatment of the laws of particular States in the Ohio River Basin area are included in the reports regarding State laws, policies and programs that each State has prepared at the request of the Coordinating Committee. In addition to State laws regarding water rights and regulation, these reports describe a number of other State laws that may have as much or even more significance for water and associated land resource planning and development. This includes laws that may or may not authorize State and regular or special local governmental agencies or units to engage in such functions as gathering data on water and related land resources, participating in planning, financing, constructing, operating or maintaining works of improvement, and cooperating with other State, local or Federal agencies in these or other respects.
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