riparian right

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right of access to water


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66) These riparian rights did not create a property interest in the water itself but rather a right of use that is appurtenant to the ownership of riparian lands.
Traditionally, Florida law distinguishes between riparian rights, which govern those who own land adjacent to a river, and littoral rights, which govern those who own land bordering a lake or an ocean.
In the eastern United States, where water traditionally has been less scarce than in the West, it typically is common property, with riparian rights held by land owners whose properties are appurtenant to water.
The owners of riparian rights were entitled, among other things, to divert waters for domestic consumption and any other reasonable purpose.
Depending on the region, agricultural water is sourced from rainfall, irrigation districts, groundwater and riparian rights.
The suit's complaint (later amended as greater information became available) cited Joerger's riparian rights to the waters of Hat Creek as one of the mainstays to the legal argument.
However, if the same market value impact is indicated as in the previous example but the water right is riparian, there may be no value for this water right on a stand-alone basis because riparian rights cannot be transferred.
Riparian rights arrangements on international rivers for sharing of water rights among the riparian countries for electricity production, among other uses.
In the past, riparian rights in the American West have followed the principles of "first come, first served" and "use it or lose it": If you don't divert water from a stream for some use, you lose your right to it.
And the United Usk Fishermen's Association, which represents landowners and fishermen with riparian rights, says it is 'disappointed and saddened' because the agreement largely avoided conflict of interests, protected fish stocks, and was a clear way of recognising when permission could be sought by canoeists to gain access to, and paddle on, the river.
New Jersey has argued that it has sole jurisdiction according to a 1905 agreement between the two states on riparian rights.
On the part of India, even the riparian rights and benefits issues of Nepal and Bangladesh are grossly ignored.
14) From an efficiency standpoint, riparian rights were inherently uncertain because they were correlatively defined, and thus could shift over time as neighboring users and uses changed; (15) uncertainty, in turn, inhibited investment and prevented the development of markets in transferable water rights.
Eastern United States riparian rights award reasonable use of water to owners of land bordering lakes and rivers.