Water Laws and Regulations

April 5, 2017 | Natick, Massachusetts


  • Courtyard by Marriott Natick
    342 Speen Street
    Natick, Massachusetts 01760


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.