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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.
State law does not require a water right permit if a new groundwater well or developed spring does not exceed 35 gallons a minute or 10 acre-feet a year.
The city's water right to draw from a fork of the Willamette River is junior to the right that preserves the river's in-stream flow that primarily benefits fish.
Fluidity, and in the case of groundwater an inability to observe it, also raise the costs of measuring a water right.
Each of the 59 wells that currently supply water to Clovis has a set water right assigned to it.
Therefore, to understand the space- and time-specific meaning of a water right, it is necessary to close the policymakers' prescriptive manuals and examine rights in their relation to the legal complexities at the local level.
Appraising the fee simple estate to a tract of land that has an appurtenant water right means that the water right property interest is included in the entire bundle of rights being valued.
Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights
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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.

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