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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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The meeting kicked off on Saturday morning in Iranian Ministry of Energy, aiming to address water right issues under 1973 Helmand River Treaty; talks were aimed for better implementation of the agreements.
government held a reserved water right to all unappropriated water;
Okanogan County (which is not a GMA county) passed an emergency rule requiring that all building permits and other land-use approvals that rely on permit-exempt wells must be reviewed by the County Hearing Examiner to make a determination as to the physical and legal availability of water that does not impact senior water rights or what are called in-stream flows.
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.Four years later, Western secured a second water right so it could divert a total of 10 cubic feet per second of water, or more than 6.4 million gallons a day.
The study found that appropriative water rights exceed average supplies in more than half of the state's large river basins, including most of the major watersheds draining to the Central Valley, such as the Sacramento, Feather, Yuba, American, Mokelumne, Tuolumne, Merced and Kern rivers.
Texas [USA], Sep 26 ( ANI ): Expressing concern over the construction of a dam on the Indus River, Sindhi Association of North America (SANA) criticised Islamabad for continued disregard for the water rights of those residing in lower riparian areas in Pakistan.
Mr Babusi advised stakeholders to follow proper channels of acquiring water rights, adding that there was a board which dealt with applications for rights for any amount of water either permanent or temporary.
Nema and WRA officials that will face manslaughter charges include, Winnie Muthoni Mutisya - Water Rights Officer, WRA, Tomkin Odhiambo - Sub-Regional Manager, WRA, Jacinta Were - Assistant Technical Coordinator, Williee Were - Nema, Nakuru County Director of Environment, Lynnete Jepchirchir, Nema officer, Nakuru County, Johnson Njuguna - County Director of Water, Julius Kavita - Sub-County Administrator.
"Currently, water rights are illiquid assets, which create unnecessary risk by requiring the asset to be held for an unspecified amount of time.
Overturning aqua nullius: securing Aboriginal water rights Dr Virginia Marshall February 2017 ISBN: 9781922059093 (pbk) ISBN: 9781925302493 (pdf) ISBN: 9781925302998 (ePub) ISBN: 9781925302981 (Kindle) RRP: $39.95
However, Enel, which is taking an increasing interest in its relatively lucrative Latin American assets, has said that it does not want to carry out projects that are opposed by local communities and in August gave up its water rights to several smaller hydro projects.

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