riparian rights


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riparian rights:

see water rightswater rights,
in law, the qualified privilege of a landowner to use the water adjacent to or flowing through his property. The privilege, also known as riparian rights, may be modified or even denied because of the competing needs of other private-property holders or of the
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67) In essence, the resulting law of riparian rights allowed for traditional domestic uses (referred to as "natural uses") and other, largely commercial, uses to the extent they were deemed reasonable and not injurious of the rights of other riparians.
50) In ways that differ from the modern American law on the navigation servitude, that question was answered in the affirmative so that the riparian rights survived.
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.
In an important point, however (and one that became a basis for PG&E's appeal), Herzinger further ruled that PG&E also could claim Hat Creek riparian rights due to the company's land-lease arrangement (through Mt.
Many of the previous comments regarding groundwater rights apply to riparian rights as well because they too run with the land.
International treaties among riparian rights countries in an international river basin;
Specifically, Part II argues that the appurtenancy requirement within riparian law--restricting riparian rights to appurtenant owners and restricting usage to appurtenant land-bears distinct similarities to key features of common property regimes.
Fearing that progress would be stopped in its tracks, the state proposed, and the voters passed, a constitutional amendment limiting riparian rights to the water "reasonably required" for beneficial uses and reasonably diverted.
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.
the managing general partner for the project, said he was disappointed in board's rejection of the project's riparian rights.
Interests in land (such as a fee interest, life estate, remainder, easement, mineral rights, timber rights, grazing rights, riparian rights, air rights, zoning variances, and other similar land rights).