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Chapter 173-503 WAC: Small Business Economic Impact Statement for the Proposed Amendments to Instream Resources Protection Program--Lower and Upper Skagit Water Resources Inventory Area (WRIA 3 and 4) (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
05-11-036October 2005
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Author(s) Water Resources Program
Description The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) is proposing an amendment to Chapter 173-503 WAC. The main features of this proposed rule amendment are creating reservations of a limited amount of water for specific future uses that are not subject to the established in-stream flows, establishing closures for tributaries, and setting forth conditions for future water right permitting. The proposed rule amendment also changes previously interruptible water supplies into uninterruptible water supplies, and potentially reduces in-stream flow levels. It provides additional benefits to various out-of-stream water users, and also potentially reduces various environmental values.
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Keywords water management, small business, WRIA 3, Skagit, water resource, water resources, instream flow
WEB PAGE Instream Flows in Washington
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 03,WRIA 04)