During this seminar, panelists will review the development of water laws that apply to water quality, quantity and usage; discuss compliance with water quality laws and regulations; provide an overview of Massachusetts' groundwater and surface water rights; examine emerging issues in Massachusetts water disputes; and examine how climate change effects water laws.
WilmerHale Special Counsel David Gold will address "Water Disputes in Massachusetts: Recent Examples and Emerging Issues." Topics to be covered include:
- factors causing water scarcity in Massachusetts;
- water rights in Massachusetts: a legal framework;
- recent water disputes; and
- emerging issues.