The Newlands Irrigation Project was the first Federal desert reclamation project in the United States (1906) and features the Truckee Canal, which facilitates an interbasin
transfer of Truckee River surface flows away from the natural terminus at Pyramid Lake (487 [km.sup.2]).
''We are trying to prick the conscience of the developed countries that have the resources and the technology to quickly execute the interbasin
transfer from Congo Basin to Chad Basin.'
This includes a globally unmatched interriver and interbasin
water-transfer infrastructure with the capacity to move over 10 billion cubic meters through 16,000 kilometers of canals.
For example, management of the basin in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District in Nebraska requires surveys of aquifer levels, water flows and interbasin
transfers and conserving wildlife habitats across streams, reservoirs and wetlands.
For the Haihe Plain, Chen and Xie investigated the climatic effects of large-scale irrigation due to interbasin
water transfer and demonstrated that such irrigation causes increased local precipitation and decreased temperature at the land surface .
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: A closer look at the regulatory structure of interbasin
transfers, the Senate moves to protect the San Marcos River and an interview with Ashleigh Acevedo, an attorney at Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
Some subjects addressed in these sections include Interbasin
Water Transfer, European nature conservation law, and public participation in land management law in the Basque country.
* ESSB 5555--Providing notice for interbasin
transfers of water rights
Professor Gary Libecap has critiqued the rule for impeding economically efficient interbasin
transfers and frustrating the development of water markets.