water right


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water right

[′wȯd·ər ‚rīt]
(engineering)
The right to use water for mining, agricultural, or other purposes.
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In 1924, according to records dug up by City Recorder Larisa Worthington, Western secured its first water right to draw water from the river for the town and mill, which would begin production the following year.
As I describe, beneficial use is a vague concept that can shift, adding uncertainty to a water right.
New Mexico American Water has water rights for over 51,000 acre feet of water and uses about 7,100 acre feet annually to supply Clovis.
This includes defining--and finding a balance among--the components of a water right (e.
For instance, a before and after analysis may indicate that removing a water right from an irrigated agricultural ownership has an impact on the ownership's market value equivalent to $1,000 per acre-foot of the water right.
We are very excited to be creating a digital asset with liquidity that can be exchanged for a variety of digital currencies by creating fractional ownership in actual water rights.
In this award-winning work, Dr Marshall argues that Aboriginal water rights require legal recognition as property rights, and that water access and water infrastructure are integral to successful economic enterprise in Aboriginal communities.
Denying a state petition for review, the justices left in place a lower court's ruling that said Texas cannot give special treatment to cities or power generators over more "senior" water rights holders on parched rivers - even if the state declares it necessary to protect the "public health, safety and welfare.
As the number of irrigating farmers increased, more riparian water rights were issued by the state governments.
Remedies can be quite simple because a water rights system is already in place.
During the meeting, Fahmy stressed Egypt's concern about the issue of water security in the light of its full dependence on the waters of the Nile River, referring to the right of Ethiopia to benefit from its natural resources in achieving development without harming Egypt's water rights.

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