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water right

n.
1. often water rights The legal right to use water, especially bodies of water or sources of water adjacent to one's own property or on or from a property belonging to another.
2. Nautical The right to navigate on particular waters.

water right

n
(Law) the right to make use of a water supply, as for irrigation

wa′ter right`


n.
1. the right to make use of the water from a particular stream, lake, or irrigation canal.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.water right - right of access to water
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
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As we were in search of pure water, we did not wish to overlook any portion of the coast, and so after sounding and finding that we had ample depth, I ran the U-33 between head-lands into as pretty a landlocked harbor as sailormen could care to see, with good water right up to within a few yards of the shore.
We had fair breezes, smooth water right into the tropics, and the old Judea lumbered along in the sun- shine.
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Customer of the water rights licensing plan and the final water right permit issued to the contractor~s disposal to perform the contract within two working days after the contract is concluded.
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.
The law, which failed last year, is a compromise between urban conservationists and farmers concerned about their water rights.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday handed a victory to farmers, ranchers and other longstanding water rights holders by declining to take up a Brazos River case with widespread implications for future water battles in drought-prone Texas.
We do research all the time to look at water rights before we take any formal action," Mattick said.
A promising solution seems to be a cap-and-trade scheme, which defines extraction limits while water rights can be traded to ensure an efficient water allocation.