riparian owner

riparian owner

One who owns land along a river, stream, or other watercourse. Contrast with littoral owner. Often,riparian is used to signify all things having to do with water,rather than in its technically accurate sense. As a result, care should be taken to read in context when the word is encountered.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to the following; The Holmstad Benevolence Fund, Covenant Care Hospice or Big Portage Lake Riparian Owner's Association, PO Box 629, Land O'Lakes, WI.
A THE owner of land adjacent to any inland body of water, which includes a drainage ditch, as well as a river or stream is known in technical terms as a riparian owner.
Agency flood defence manager for Lower Severn Anthony Perry said: "Removing litter and general debris is the responsibility of the 'riparian owner' - the owner of the land next to the river.
(86) In addition, the defendants purchased from an upstream riparian owner the rights to one of the springs on his land.
A drop in paying customers could present problems to those beats relying on day or weekly lettings to balance the books and there is always the possibility of a riparian owner who purchased the stretch of river on the understanding his anglers could retain a fish seeking some form of compensation.
If you own land adjoining, above or with a watercourse running through it, in legal terms you are the "riparian owner".
But the agency says that the upkeep of the river remains with the 'riparian owner' - in this case, the council.
Government and a fee to the riparian owner to fish is completenonsense.
When these Pilot Schemes are set up every club and riparian owner on the river is party to the negotiations with the canoeists.
Therefore, if any club or riparian owner want to explore the possibility of this funding let the E.A.