The Columbia River Treaty Revisited
Transboundary River Governance in the Face of Uncertainty
The Columbia River Treaty, passed in 1964, split hydropower andflood control regulation of the river between Canada and the US. Eithercountry must provide ten-years notice of termination, and certainprovisions expire in 2024. Thus, efforts are underway to understand andpredict changes in the basin that might warrant a change in the treaty.This collection of writings is an important contribution to the effortto explore the question of water governance in the face of uncertainty.The contributors to this important volume are experts involved inimplementing the Treaty, in international water law, and representinginterests in the basin.
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