water right


 

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Definition: 

The Human Right to Water and Sanitation, as recognized by the UN General Assembly 2010, refers to human right to access to clean and safe drinking water and sanitation. (Source: UNGA A/RES/64/292)

  • Abstraction, use, transfer of water, water ownership, water markets, tradeable water rights. Usually in the form of a permit, but water rights can have different sources such as custom (established use) or ownership of (riparian) land. (Source: FAOLEX)

Other relations

  • water rights (ECOLEX)
Broader
water resource
Related
Synonyms
  • right to water

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