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Title

Frequently Asked Questions About Water Rights in Washington

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
96-1804-SWRJanuary 1996November 2013
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Author(s) Geller, Lynne
Description This publication answers the most frequently asked questions concerning water rights in Washington and the water right permit process. These questions include:

*What is a water right?
*Who needs a water right?
*How do I apply for a water right?
*How long will it take for me to receive my water right?
*Once I get my water right certificate, what are my rights to use the water?
*Does my water right protect me during drought?
*How do I get more information?

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Keywords water right claim, right, Water Rights, water, water right
WEB PAGE http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wr/rights/water-right-home.html
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