The works in the Western Water Archives are accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright holder(s). Please check the copyright metadata per object. Contact the holding institution for additional rights information.
The metadata describing the digital objects in the Western Water Archives is dedicated to the public pursuant to Creative Commons’ CC0 public domain dedication and can be used without permission.
The institutions comprising this partnership have made every effort to determine that information related to copyright and other restrictions in this digital collection is accurate. However, rights in historical, archival, and digital collections may be difficult or impossible to determine. This collection is offered for broad public access to the materials contained therein as a contribution to education and scholarship. Some materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of individual partner institutions’ gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks.
Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. Our partner institutions are eager to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified so that the appropriate information may be provided in the future.