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Protecting Surface Water Quality with Conservation Easements

By Brenda Lind, with water law information by Yolanka Wulff, J.D. (2004)

Conservation easements can be an effective and efficient method for protecting surface waters and drinking water supplies. This Land Trust Alliance publication was prepared with the advice of experienced easement practitioners from land trusts across the country. It includes examples from successful easement programs and samples of specific easement language that can be used to address a range of water resource protection goals and situations.

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