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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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STATE APPLICATION OF THE FEDERAL RESERVED WATER RIGHTS
The sawmill, water right and a plywood plant constructed in 1952 changed hands over the decades.
In a well-functioning water rights system where allocations are closely tracked and verified, an excess of water rights relative to supplies is not necessarily a problem.
The SANA executive Council has formed a "SANA Indus Water Rights Committee" to work with various subject matter experts and stakeholders of the lower riparian areas to study the issue and find solutions for mitigation of risks and threats to collective human and water rights of natives.
He further pointed out that the board could grant, deny, vary or withdraw water rights depending on their assessment.
"We are very excited to be creating a digital asset with liquidity that can be exchanged for a variety of digital currencies by creating fractional ownership in actual water rights. In the new digital age, the possibilities of asset backed tokens have never been more promising and blockchain technology is the optimal solution for the creation of these digital assets."
Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of Aboriginal water concepts and water policy development in Australia.
"If it were me, with my money, I would have returned (the HidroAysen water rights) already," he said.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: State lawmakers vow to champion a hurricane protection system for the Texas coast, Vista Ridge pipeline opponents win a small victory and an interview with water rights expert Charles Porter.
(TSX: AXY) has agreed to acquire the water rights for four hydroelectric development projects from Sigma Engineering, the company said.
But in a statement, NRC noted staff recommended the commission "should not authorize construction of the repository because DOE has not met certain land and water rights requirements."

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