water rights


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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 study found that appropriative water rights exceed average supplies in more than half of the state's large river basins, including most of the major watersheds draining to the Central Valley, such as the Sacramento, Feather, Yuba, American, Mokelumne, Tuolumne, Merced and Kern rivers.
courts must frequently allocate water rights amongst thousands of
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.
Reportedly, in 1972, Iran and Afghanistan signed an agreement concerning Hirmand water, which was to the huge disadvantage of Iran and reduced its water right to less than 10%.
"Currently, water rights are illiquid assets, which create unnecessary risk by requiring the asset to be held for an unspecified amount of time.
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.
Okanogan County (which is not a GMA county) passed an emergency rule requiring that all building permits and other land-use approvals that rely on permit-exempt wells must be reviewed by the County Hearing Examiner to make a determination as to the physical and legal availability of water that does not impact senior water rights or what are called in-stream flows.
"If it were me, with my money, I would have returned (the HidroAysen water rights) already," he said.
Comment: Company buys water rights for four Canadian hydro projects
"We do research all the time to look at water rights before we take any formal action," Mattick said.