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Proof of Appropriation of Water

Form number Date Published Date Revised
ECY 040-1-26 June 1974 October 2023
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Description The Proof of Appropriation of Water Form is used by water right permit holders. When construction has been completed on the water delivery system and the permit holder has put the water to full beneficial use, according to the specifications on the permit, the Proof of Appropriation of Water Form is completed by the permit holder and returned to Ecology. Ecology’s acceptance of this form begins the process to certificate the water use.
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