Under the Western Water Policy Review Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-575, Title XXX), Congress directed the President to undertake a comprehensive review of Federal activities in the 19 Western States that directly or indirectly affect the allocation and use of water resources, whether surface or subsurface, and to submit a report of findings to the congressional committees having jurisdiction over Federal Water Programs.
Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission
Eisel, Leo and J. David Aiken. "Platte River Basin Study." (1997). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/law_service_westernwater_rbs/20