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Call for Self-Nominations – Executive Council of the International Water History Association

The International Water History Association (IWHA) is seeking self-nominations from individuals interesting in running for positions on its Executive Council.  The Executive Council is the governing body of the Association, managing its business, assets, and activities.  Elections will be held in the spring of 2017, and newly elected council members will begin their terms at the Association’s upcoming bi-annual Water History Conference, to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, June 15-17.

The Association will be holding elections for the following positions:

California Water Laws: Legal source, case laws, history for water, water rights, uses

Deerings Codes volume on Water Law for California, cases, rulings, statutes, history and water rights, uses are presented.

Excellent source volume for understanding and knowing about water and its regulation in what was water rich Pacific region of West Coast under California sovereignty and territory. Both 19th Century and 20th Century are given, volume date, thru 1982.

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Reminder – Water History 2017, CFP Deadline: November 15

Water History Conference 2017

Grand Rapids, USA

June 15-17, 2017

The Water History conference of the International Water History Association (IWHA) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, will once again provide a platform to exchange and develop insights about the history of our most precious resource. The conference is co-organized by the IWHA and Western Michigan University.