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Preliminary Benefit-Cost & Least Burdensome Analysis For Amendment To Chapter 173-503 WAC, Instream Resources Protection Program-Lower And Upper Skagit Water Resources Inventory Area (WRIA 3 and 4) (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
05-11-005February 2005
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Author(s) Water Resources Program
Description The Department of Ecology is proposing to amend Chapter 173-503 WAC. The existing rule sets minimum instream flow levels and describes water management including water availability and water rights for Water Resource Inventory Areas 3 and 4 (WRIA 3 and 4). These areas include the lower and upper Skagit River and tributaries and all contributing land area as set forth in chapter 173-500 WAC. A draft rule amendment has been developed that closes some sub basins, creates reservations for domestic and stock water uses and clarifies the requirements for out of stream uses. Ecology has conducted this benefit-cost analysis as part of the rule adoption process.
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Keywords WRIA 3, cost analysis, Skagit, Water Resource Inventory Area, water resources, WAC, instream flow
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