ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Groundwater Institutions in US and India

In India, lack of effective groundwater institutions at the local level has resulted in misallocation, deteriorating quality of water and severe overdrafts. To promote sustainable use of groundwater, India could use the Nebraska model which includes formation of natural resource districts, specifying user rights, permits for extraction, quotas and moratorium on new wells in critical areas.

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