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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENV 392 - Law and Policy of Water Resources Management

(Same as POSC 392 .) Prerequisite, ENV 102 , or POSC 110 . This course investigates water policy in the United States, with a particular focus on California and the American Southwest. Through a variety of policy case studies and interactive inquiries, students will explore water resources management policies related to water supply, conveyance, distribution, use, wastewater treatment, water recycling, and environmental uses of water. This topical overview will include both domestic and commercial/industrial uses of water, and will provide an introduction to water law and water rights allocations for both surface and ground water. (Offered fall semester, alternate years.) 3 credits