APPROPRIATION OF WATER
Natural flow of stream or spring--Restrictions on riparian use.
Obstruction of navigable watercourse or interference with stage, level, or
flow of public waters prohibited--Contests resolved by Water Management
Removal of obstructions built by beavers if lands flooded or water rights
Nonnavigable stream--Right to construct and maintain dam.
Natural spring forming part of stream--Right to appropriate flow from
Priority of appropriative rights granted since March 7, 1907.
Validation of prior licenses.
Waters flowing in definite stream subject to appropriation--Beneficial use--Excessive appropriation not allowed.
Appropriation of water for irrigation--Limitation of amount.
Restrictions on appropriation of Missouri River water for irrigation.
46-5-6.2 to 46-5-6.10.
Authority of chief engineer to issue appropriation permits.
Priority of appropriation--Date of filing application.
Permit not required for domestic use--Permit required for dams on streams
or dry-draws--Registration of domestic wells.
Permit issued by board to effectuate contract between district and energy
industry user--Cancellation of permit or license.
Permit required for water distribution system.
Construction of works prior to obtaining permit to appropriate water
Appropriation of water--Application for permit required.
Diversion rate and amount allowed by permit.
Change of location of diversion point.
Water which may be reclaimed.
Water diverted for municipal use--Issuance of permit--Contest and appeal.
46-5-17 to 46-5-19.
Legislative approval required for large-scale appropriation--Eminent domain
powers denied for unauthorized appropriation.
Permits for energy industry use--Period for application of water to beneficial
Amendment or change of plans of construction or place of diversion.
Diligent prosecution of construction work--Forfeiture of rights--Extension.
Extension of time for completion of construction or application to beneficial
46-5-27 to 46-5-29.
Inspection of works by chief engineer before use--Authority to require
License issued by chief engineer.
Limitations on rights given by permit or license.
Sale or transfer of application, permit, or license--Notice to chief engineer.
Amendment of permits or rights.
Unpermitted acreage developed for irrigation--Requirement.
Change of use or place of diversion.
Abandoned permitted irrigation use--Stock watering permitted.
Assignment of application, permit, or license.
Irrigation application, permit, or right not assignable apart from land.
Irrigation rights appurtenant to land--Amendment of permit required for
severance and transfer.
Transfer of irrigation rights apart from land--Restricted purposes--Protection
of other users.
Abandonment of use of water appurtenant to land--Public water subject to
Failure to use beneficially appropriated water--Forfeiture for nonuse--Reversion to public.
Abandonment or forfeiture of permits or rights--Recommendation of chief
engineer for cancellation.
Exceptions to forfeiture for nonuse.
Future use of water--Entities entitled to reservation.
Future use of water--Permit required for actual use--Review of future use
Temporary use permits--Authorization for.
Temporary use permits--Cancellation.
Temporary permits for use of public water for construction, testing, or
drilling purposes--Term of permit--Qualifications and limitations.
United States withdrawal of unappropriated waters--Cancellation.
Unauthorized use or waste of water or violation of permit or license
Flood control--Permit required.
Flood control--Emergency facilities authorized.
Filing of vested right claim--Hearing--Mandatory filing--Waiver of right.
Drip irrigation defined.
Permit not required for drip irrigation.
Noncommercial purposes defined.