riparian right


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riparian right

The right of a landowner to use water from a river or other body of water on which his land abuts.
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Therefore, a riparian right may have the appearance of an appropriative right because the water is extracted offsite.
c) unless the right is reserved, a parcel severed from contiguity by conveyance loses the riparian right and it cannot thereafter be reestablished;
Riparian rights were then extinguished under provincial land grants unless confirmed by a court before June 18, 1931 or by the terms of the grant: Public Lands Act, R.
International treaties among riparian rights countries in an international river basin;
New Jersey has argued that it has sole jurisdiction according to a 1905 agreement between the two states on riparian rights.
The site was delivered with riparian rights, boat slips and architectural renderings for an eight-unit development.
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.
Israel claims that it has legitimate historical riparian rights to most of the flow of the Mountain Aquifer, based on the principle of International Law of prior use of the Mountain Aquifer, major portions of which flow naturally into its territory and which has been developed at great expense and fully utilized for essential human use economic sustainability over a period of time going back some 60-80 years.