This Article explores some issues pertaining to interbasin diversion of water in the East. The major issues surveyed are the physical and political aspects of interbasin transfers and the legal doctrines that govern them. Intrastate transfers are studied separately from interstate transfers to delineate unique problems that attend the latter. When possible, the Article will focus on Virginia as a state that has importing regions where interbasin transfer is a possibility.
Robert Haskell Abrams, Interbasin Transfer in a Riparian Jurisdiction, 24 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 591 (1983)