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Then I talked to members of the National Ground Water Association [30 min 22 MB MP3]
Title: Unsustainable groundwater management: Robbing from your neighbors or yourself?
Summary: Aquifers are complicated, but groundwater management institutions are more complex. Sometimes they match the complexity of the aquifer, but it's more common to have mismatched institutions that reflect past conditions, asymmetric power relations, and external influences. I will discuss a typical profile of unsustainable management, some simple economic tools for managing groundwater, and speculate on why those tools are not often used.