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Frequently Asked Questions: Water Resource rules and regulations for marijuana growing in Washington state

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
14-11-003July 2014December 2016
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Author(s) Water Resources
Description Under Initiative 502, Washington voters in 2013 approved licensing for the production, possession, delivery and sale of marijuana.

The initiative makes marijuana subject to the same water use
regulations as any other commercial crop in Washington state.

Water availability for outdoor growing operations can vary significantly from county to county or water source to water source. Generally, outdoor growing operations have three options for supplying water to plants:

Obtaining water from a water right purveyor such as a public utility district or irrigation district.

Relying on the water right permit exemption for small uses of water.

Obtaining a water right permit.
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Keywords marijuana, water right