I. Introduction

II. Irrigation Water Use Efficiency

III. Ground Water Mining

IV. Legal Recognition of Instream Water Uses … A. Instream Reservations … B. Instream Appropriations

V. Resolution of Conflicts between Users of Surface and Ground Water

VI. Conjunctive Management of Ground and Surface Water: Legal Aspects of Storing Water Underground … A. California Law: Ground Water Recharge … B. Washington Law: Management of “Project Ground Water”

VII. The Federal Role in Western Water Law Reform

VIII. Conclusion