The Columbia River

The Columbia River is the dominant river in the Pacific Northwest and the home to the largest network of hydroelectric dams in the nation.

The document below is an excerpt from a study, “Laws of the Rivers,” published in 2006 by the Colorado River Commission of Nevada. The study examined the legal regimes on 14 major interstate rivers of the United States, including the Columbia River.

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