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Resources
Climate Change and Water, IPCC Reports
Flow Ecology

Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife, Independend Scientific Advisory Board
Flow Ecology

Instream Flows for Riverine Resource Stewardship, Instream Flow Council
Flow Ecology

Less Snow, Less Water: Climate Disruption in the West, Stephen Saunders & Maureen Maxwell
Flow Ecology

Managing the Columbia River: Instream Flows, Water Withdrawals, and Salmon Survival, National Academy of Sciences
Flow Ecology

Strategies and Actions for Recovery of Oregon's Mid-Columbia River Steelhead Populations-DRAFT, NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service
Flow Ecology

Water-Balance Considerations for Instream Flow Restoration Design: Understanding Irrigation Return Flow, Eloise Kendy, Ph.D.
Flow Ecology

Analysis of Water Banks in Western States, Washington Department of Ecology
Law and Policy

Liquid Assets: Protecting and Restoring the West's Rivers and Wetlands through Environmental Water Transactions, Steven Malloch
Law and Policy

Restoring Water Conservation Savings to Oregon Rivers: A Review of Oregon's Conserved Water Statute
Law and Policy

The Economic Value of Water for Agricultural, Domestic and Industrial Uses: A Global Compilation of Economic Studies and Market Prices
Water Economics and Valuation

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: The First Ten Years of the Oregon Water Trust, Janet Neuman
Law and Policy

The Walla Walla Water Management Initiative: Insights on Design and Implementation from Innovative Water Management Efforts, Executive Summary, The Ruckelshaus Center
Law and Policy

Transaction Costs and Institutional Performance in Market-Based Environmental Water Allocation
Land Economics

Water Markets and Freshwater Ecosystem Services: Policy Reform and Implementation in the Columbia and Murray Darling Basins, Dustin Garrick et.al
Law and Policy

Auctions and the Reallocation of Water Rights in Central Oregon
Water Economic and Valuation

Cities versus Agriculture: Revisiting Intersectoral Water Transfers, Potential Gains and Conflicts, International Water Management Institute
Water Economics and Valuation

Economic Analysis of the Columbia River Basin Water Mitigation Program, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Water Economics and Valuation

Incorporating Instream Flow Values into a Water Market, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Resource Economics
Water Economics and Valuation

Review of Water Conservation and Management Projects for Eastern Washington, Columbia/Snake River Irrigators Association
Water Economics and Valuation

Rural Water Use and the Environment: The Role of Market Mechanisms, Australian Government Productivity Commission
Water Economics and Valuation

Saving Streams through the U.S. Tax Code: Providing Tax Incentive for the Permanent and Temporary Donations of Water Rights to Enhance Stream Flow, WestWater Research
Water Economics and Valuation

Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, Land Acuisition Conference
Water Economics and Valuation

Valuing Water Rights in Douglas County, Oregon Using the Hedonic Price Method, Van Bustic and Noelwah R. Netusil
Water Economics and Valuation

Water Acquisition for Maintaining Minimum Flows on the Lemhi River, Joel Hamilton, Ph.D.
Water Economics and Valuation

Of Water and Trust: A Review of the Washington Water Acquisition Program, UW-WSU
Evaluation and Recommendation

Water Acquisition Handbook: How to Acquire Water for the Environment in California, Trust for Public Land
Water Transaction Implementation

A Buyer's Guide to Montana Water Rights
Water Transaction Implementation

Awash in waste: Tradable usage rights are a good tool for tackling the worldÂ?s water problems
The Economist: April 8th, 2009

Aylward (2008) Oregon's Conserved Water Program
Restoring Water Conservation Savings to Oregon Rivers: A Review of OregonÂ’s Conserved Water Statute

Compliance With Instream Flow Agreement in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming
An article from Fisheries, Vol. 15, No. 2

Eureka! A Working Compromise on Water Rights
Keeping water (and therefore its inhabitants) in Western rivers and streams is no small feat when just about any human use of the resource has priority. But water leasing is making some headway.

Final Proceedings for Port Elizabeth Workshop
The Nuts & Bolts of Flow Reallocation Proceedings of a Workshop held at the International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocations Port Elizabeth, South Africa, February 22, 2009 April 2009

Mid-C Recovery Plan
The web link below will take you to the final recovery plan and associated materials. A news release, a summary of the recovery plan, fact sheet and questions and answers are attached. Also, we have developed and posted four project fact sheets describing recovery actions happening now.

Report and Recommendations on Limited Water Resources and Takings, Presbyterian Church USA
Social Issues

Damned Dams?, New Water Storage for a Sustainable West, Steven Malloch
Water Storage

Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation: An Ecological and Economic Assessment, Defenders of Wildlife
Incentive-Based Conservation