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riparian

1. of, inhabiting, or situated on the bank of a river
2. denoting or relating to the legal rights of the owner of land on a river bank, such as fishing or irrigation
3. Property law a person who owns land on a river bank

riparian

[rə′per·ē·ən]
(biology)
Living or located on a riverbank.
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Surely that makes the cooperation among these directly engaged riparian countries as well as the rest of the Nile Basin Countries an non escapable necessity.
Tree Selection, Measurement, and Categorization--In the summers of 2003 and 2004, we walked the three major drainages and certain of their tributaries on the study area, tagging and recording the locations of 250 riparian trees including 41 desert willow, 44 Arizona walnut, 90 velvet ash, 28 Wright's sycamore, and 47 Fremont cottonwoods (Table 1).
We agreed to play a substantially enhanced role in overseeing the studies, including (a) selecting the technical consultants to carry out the studies, (b) supervising and reviewing the studies, (c) establishing two International Panels of Experts that were contracted and financed directly by the World Bank to review the assessments, and (d) hosting riparian consultations.
5 m in the riparian areas of the nest box treatment: (1) the medium-sized "bluebird" boxes and (2) smaller "wren" boxes.
Yet since the passage of Lane County's riparian ordinance, many properties along the McKenzie River have been developed for residential use that do not exhibit the good stewardship that Rohter suggests.
Apparently, the lower riparian countries insist on clinging to the 1929 Anglo-Sudan and Egyptian agreement and the bilateral 1959 Egypt-Sudan "Agreement for the Full Utilization of the Nile Waters.
The defence experts believe that as a lower riparian, India needs to constantly nurture and open more channels of communication with China, especially in terms of data for flood water management.
I am very pleased that in just a few short years there is water in the river more often, the riparian corridor is getting healthier by the day and the River Trail is moving toward completion," said Mayor David Coss at the October 27 ceremony.
Changes in the river corridor and loss of riparian habitat also have reduced populations of the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and a candidate for listing, the western yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentalis).
Although cooperation of the riparian states is crucial in settling water conflicts in the Middle East, inequalities among the involved states render successful cooperation a difficult process, especially when the countries are left to their own accord.
For example, the different types of water rights in California include prescriptive, pueblo, groundwater, riparian, and appropriarive water rights.
The ribbon of green; change in riparian vegetation in the southwestern United States.