George (Rock) Pring, Kirk Whitehead
- Rivers — Pollution — Equitable principles — Sustainable development — Regional co-operation
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The Columbia River is an international watercourse shared by Canada and the United States of America (‘US’; International Watercourses). Its intensive development has been and remains possible because of the high level of co-operation between the two countries (Co-operation, International Law of). Nearly 100 years ago, the US and Canada started the equitable utilization of shared resources of the Columbia River basin with a series of treaties that are the framework by which the river is still managed. Today more than 400 dams on the Columbia River’s mainstem and...