This monograph analyzes the three general approaches to water allocation between riparian states to certain shared watercourses in the United States, namely equitable apportionment, congressional apportionment, and inter-state compacts. This analysis is accompanied by a discussion and evaluation of the different cases of shared watercourses

Also produced under the Water Diplomacy project, this report was authored by Yumiko Yasuda (The Hague Institute for Global Justice; ICWC; SIWI; Uppsala University), Juliane Schillinger (The Hague Institute for Global Justice), Patrick Huntjens (The Hague Institute for Global Justice), Charlotte Alofs (The Hague Institute