Water Governance

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Timeless structure of humanity's relationship with water through clear dominion shares that can be earned, owned, exchanged, traded, bought, sold, donated within a defined community, whether utility, well or river basin. 

Seeking examples of ancient and modern societies who govern water through systems of formal or informal but recognized rights that can be defined, defended and divested through self-organizing communities. Variations on this system range from Kalahari Bushmen to Omani aflaj to Balinese water temples to Hispanic acequias to Australian, Chilean and Western U.S. water rights trading. Where else? How else? What do these durable systems teach us, good or bad?

19 Feb 2014 at 4:15
I do strongly believe that if we changes the water governance policy and re-frame them

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Robert Brears
San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has launched its successful bold and risqué water conservation advertisements for the second year in a row to achieve well-below average consumption rates compared to the rest of California. Meanwhile the city is developing recycled water to ensure San Francisco can provide a drought-resistant and sustainable water source for non-drinking uses.

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