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FAQ: Water Right Claims

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
97-2022-SWRFebruary 1997February 2006
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Author(s) Geller, Lynne
Description This publication briefly addresses the history of water law in Washington State, including the Claims Registration Act, and answers the most frequently asked questions about the claims registration process.
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Keywords registration, water right claim, land owner, right, codes, Water Rights, law, property owner, code, water, water right, beneficial use
WEB PAGE Water Right Information

Focus on: Assessing Your Water Right

The 1997 Opening of the Water Right Claims Registry