This issue draws on the results of the workshops organised by the International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC) on water law in Delhi in December 2006 and in Geneva in April 2007 in the context of the Indo-Swiss Research partnership on  Legal Issues Related to Water Sector Restructuring,


'Swa'-jal-dhara or 'Pay'-jal-dhara-Sector Reform and the Right to Drinking Water in Rajasthan and Maharashtra

Preeti Sampat


Functioning of Water Users Associations or Pani Panchayat in Orissa: Principle, Procedure, Performance and Prospects

Sushanta Kumar Mahapatra


Safeguarding Water Contracts in Indonesia

Mohamad Mova Al Afghani


General Authorisations as a Tool to Promote Water Allocation Reform in South Africa

A. Anderson, G. Quibell, J. Cullis and N. Ncapayi


The Reform of Water Rights in South Africa

G.J. Pienaar & E. van der Schyff


The Use of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Law

Patricia Kameri-Mbote


The Water System and Water Chain in Dutch Water and Environmental Legislation

Pieter Jong


Privatisation of Water: A Historical Perspective

Naren Prasad


A Modern Approach to Water Management: The UNECE Protocol on Water and Health

Francesca Bernardini             LEAD Journal - ISSN 1746-5893