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Water: A Public Good or a Commodity?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2017

Itzchak E. Kornfeld
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The author can be reached at kornfeld.itzchak@mail.-huji.ac.il
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The Emergence of a Human Right to Water and Sanitation: The Many Challenges
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Copyright © American Society of International Law 2012

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1 Vinino, Joseph, From Newton’s Sleep 34 (1995)Google Scholar.

2 Kornfeld, Itzchak E., A Global Water Apartheid: From Revelation to Resolution, 43 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 701, 705 (2010)Google Scholar.

3 Wade, Jeffry S., Privatization and the Future of Water Services, 20 Fla. J. Int’l L. 179, 179 (2008)Google Scholar.

4 Cole, Daniel H., 1910 New Forms of Private Property: Property Rights in Environmental Goods, in 1 Encyclope Dia L. & Econ. § (Bouckaert, Boudewijn & de Geest, Gerrit eds., 2000)Google Scholar.

5 Weiss, Edith Brown, The Coming Water Crisis: A Common Concern of Humankind, 1 J. Transnt’l Envtl. L. 153 (2012)Google Scholar.

6 The Institutes of Justinian (J.B. Moyle trans., 5th ed. 1913).

7 ‘United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) issued a General Comment to the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which found a right to water implicit in Articles 11 and 12. See generally General Comment No. 15 (2002): The Right to Water (Arts. 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), UN Doc. E/C. 12/2002/11 (Jan. 20, 2003).

8 Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Christina Leb & Tignino, Mara, Environmental Protection and Access to Water: The Challenges Ahead, in the Right to Water and Water Rights in A Changing World 9 (van der Valk, Michael R. & Keenaneds, Penelope., 2011)Google Scholar, available at http://www.hydrology.nl/images/docs/ihp/nl/21_Sep_2010/2011.10_The_right_to_water_and_water_rights.pdf.

9 Abu Musad v. Water Commissioner, No. 9535/06 (2011).

10 Id. para. 30.

11 Id.

12 Id. para. 27.

13 Id. para. 29.

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