riparian right

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right of access to water


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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.
the managing general partner for the project, said he was disappointed in board's rejection of the project's riparian rights.
If water is stored upstream and released later in the year, the riparian right holder does not have a right to any portion of the stream flow consisting of released stored water.
a) The parcel of land enjoying a riparian right must at some point be contiguous to the source stream in which the right is claimed;
Among the topics are climate change, riparian rights, the 1971 California-Nevada Interstate Water Compact, Harold Ickes, the US Department of Agriculture's small watershed program, Cape Cod Canal, and the Snake River Basin.
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.
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.
According to Alabama's Riparian Rights Doctrine, water in its natural state can be reasonably used only on that land through which it flows.