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Chapter 173-503 WAC Preliminary Cost Benefit Analysis Preliminary Maximum Net Benefit Analysis & Preliminary Least Burdensome Analysis Instream Resources Protection Program: Lower and Upper Skagit Water Resources Inventory Area (WRIA 3 and 4) (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
05-11-037October 2005
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Author(s) Water Resources Program
Description The Washington State Department of Ecology is proposing an amendment to Chapter 173-503 WAC. The main features of this proposed rule amendment include creating reservations of a limited amount of water for specific future uses that are not subject to the established instream flows, establishing closures for tributaries, and defining conditions for future water right permitting. The proposed rule amendment also changes previously interruptible water supplies into uninterruptible water supplies, and potentially reduces instream 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 economic analysis, water management, WRIA 3, Skagit, water resource, water resources, instream flow
WEB PAGE Instream Flows in Washington
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 03,WRIA 04)