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Washington State Water Law - A Primer

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
98-152January 1998July 2006
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Author(s) Water Resources Program
Description This primer summarizes the major water laws of Washington State and significant case law. It follows state water law chronologically, beginning with the riparian doctrine. It does not discuss the numerous rules and activities that have occurred to implement these laws.
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Keywords appropriation doctrine, riparian doctrine, water conservation, case law, law, rule, rules, river, water, water law
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