Report of Irrigation Investigations in Utah (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - Irrigation - 330 pages
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Page 291 - Sec. 1260. In any suit hereafter commenced for the protection of rights acquired to water under the laws of this territory, the plaintiff may make any or all persons who have diverted water from the same stream or source parties to such action...
Page 260 - ... and in cases where such right has been exercised in irrigating different parcels of land at different times, such right shall pass to the grantee of any parcel of land on which such right was exercised next preceding the time of the execution of any conveyance thereof, subject, however, in all cases, to payment by the grantee of any such conveyance of all amounts unpaid on any assessment then due upon...
Page 24 - The unappropriated water of every natural stream, perennial or torrential, within the state of New Mexico, is hereby declared to belong to the public and to be subject to appropriation for beneficial use, in accordance with the laws of the state.
Page 52 - ... source of supply, and to fairly distribute, according to the nature and extent of recorded rights, and according to law, to each of said corporations or persons their several portions of such water; and in case of dispute between any of such persons or corporations as to the nature or extent of their rights to the use of water or right of way, or damages...
Page 280 - Whenever any person or persons shall have taken, diverted and used any of the unappropriated water of any natural stream, water-course, lake, or spring, or other natural source of supply.
Page 29 - ... where there is no unappropriated water in the proposed source of supply, or where the proposed use conflicts with existing rights...
Page 2 - Water Rights on the Missouri River and its Tributaries. By Elwood Mead. Pp. 80. Bui. 60. Abstract of Laws for Acquiring Titles to Water from the Missouri River and its Tributaries, with the Legal Forms in Use.
Page 280 - A right to the use of water for any useful purpose, such as for domestic purposes, irrigating lands, propelling machinery, washing and sluicing ores, and other like purposes, is hereby recognized and acknowledged to have vested and accrued as a primary right to the extent of, and reasonable necessity for, such use thereof under any of the following circumstances:
Page 48 - ... be published for at least ten days before the hearing, in a newspaper published in the county where the proceedings are pending, or, if there is no such newspaper, then, in lieu of publication, three written or printed notices of the hearing shall be posted at three of the most public places in the county at least ten days before the hearing...
Page 30 - SEC. 8. A right to the use of water may be measured by fractional parts of the whole source of supply, or by such fractional parts, with a limitation as to periods of time when used or intended to be used, or it may be measured by cubic inches, with a limitation specifying the depth, width, and declination of the water at point of measurement, and, if necessary, with a further limitation as to periods of time when used or intended to be used...

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