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Indian claims for large amounts of water in the West are based on the contention that the water was intended or implied at the time the reservations were created. Courts have established broad criteria for quantifying rights. Guidelines for appropriate analysis to test these criteria are presented.
Donald L. Snyder and Jay C. Andersen. "Legal-Economic Evaluation of Indian Water Right Claims" Economic Research Institute Study paper
(1985) p. 1 - 17
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