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Comparative Watershed Management: Law, Science & Policy Costa Rica 2009 Richard Hamann UF College of Law Dr. Mark Brown UF Dep’t of Environmental Engineering Gabriella Stocks, Ph.D. Candidate UF Dep’t of Anthropology.

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Comparative Watershed Management: Law, Science & PolicyCosta Rica 2009Richard Hamann UF College of LawDr. Mark BrownUF Dep’t of Environmental EngineeringGabriella Stocks, Ph.D. Candidate UF Dep’t of Anthropology


  • Multidisciplinary course on international and comparative watershed management

  • Thematic approach + case studies

  • Classroom exercises that integrate biophysical, social, and policy aspects of land & water use and watershed management

2009 Curriculum


Sardinal

  • Coastal development

  • No water = no new

    construction permits

  • Solution: pipe water from

    neighbor’s aquifer

  • Community protests

  • Aqueduct construction

    suspended

  • Studies to determine water

    actually available in aquifer

  • Sardinal Water Problem

Water Wars: Allocation

Photo credits: www.costaricapages.com; www.ticotimes.net


Agricultural exports

  • Pineapple

  • Banana

Water Wars: Quality

Photo credits: Wes Ingwersen; www.lavieverte.wordpress.com


Urban issues:

Tarcoles Basin

  • People

  • Industry

  • Agriculture

Water Wars: Quality

Photo credits: World Bank Policy Working Paper 3612; www.amcostarica.com


Pacuare

  • Officially rejected in 2005

  • Lack of information about social and environmental impacts

  • Coalition of tour operators, communities, and individuals

Water Wars: Dams

Photo credits: www.moonrings.com; www.realtraveladventures.com


El Diquís

  • Formerly the Boruca hydro project

  • Will flood 14,000 acres

    • Indigenous territory (Terraba and Chinakicha)

    • 200 archaeological sites

  • Other indigenous groups indirectly affected

  • Opposed by indigenous groups and others

Water Wars: Dams

Photo credit: intercontinentalcry.org


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