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water rights

See riparian rights (surface waters, rivers, and streams) and littoral rights (oceans, lakes, and other large bodies of water).

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The sawmill, water right and a plywood plant constructed in 1952 changed hands over the decades.
My research has examined water rights, exchange negotiations, markets, and regulation in the semi-arid U.
According to New Mexico American Water, the company asked to combine its water rights in order to operate these wells more efficiently and provide an adequate water supply for Clovis this summer and into the future.
15) For Andean communities, a water right, placed out of its context, is not a water right.
The highest and best use analysis should include sufficient information to conclude whether the value of the water right on the open market is worth more than its contributing value to the larger parcel under its existing use.
Water scarcity is a global theme and investors with deep pockets and private equity funds continue to plow more money into water rights.
Drawing on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Marshall argues that the reservation of Aboriginal water rights needs to be prioritised above the water rights and interests of other groups.
The case - set in motion after Dow Chemical asserted its rights to Brazos River water - centered on whether Texas regulators may grant exceptions to the state's longstanding "first-in-line, first-in-time" surface water rights regime.
Each state government provided water rights for users of their own district without acknowledging the complex character of river morphology and hydrologic processes in a river basin as a whole.
For example, under the "prior appropriation" doctrine that grants water rights on the basis of time of claim in the U.
Though the Winters doctrine is supposed to guarantee water rights for tribes; how, when, and where to implement the law continues to be an area of controversy and litigation.

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