APPROPRIATION OF WATER
46-5-1 Natural flow of stream or spring--Restrictions on riparian use.
46-5-1.1 Obstruction of navigable watercourse or interference with stage, level, or flow of public waters prohibited--Contests resolved by Water Management Board.
46-5-1.2 Removal of obstructions built by beavers if lands flooded or water rights impaired.
46-5-2 Nonnavigable stream--Right to construct and maintain dam.
46-5-3 Natural spring forming part of stream--Right to appropriate flow from spring.
46-5-4 Priority of appropriative rights granted since March 7, 1907.
46-5-4.1 Validation of prior licenses.
46-5-5 Waters flowing in definite stream subject to appropriation--Beneficial use--Excessive appropriation not allowed.
46-5-6 Appropriation of water for irrigation--Limitation of amount.
46-5-6.1 Restrictions on appropriation of Missouri River water for irrigation.
46-5-6.2 to 46-5-6.10. Repealed.
46-5-6.11 Authority of chief engineer to issue appropriation permits.
46-5-7 Priority of appropriation--Date of filing application.
46-5-8 Permit not required for domestic use--Permit required for dams on streams or dry-draws--Registration of domestic wells.
46-5-8.1 Permit issued by board to effectuate contract between district and energy industry user--Cancellation of permit or license.
46-5-8.2 Permit required for water distribution system.
46-5-9 Construction of works prior to obtaining permit to appropriate water prohibited.
46-5-10 Appropriation of water--Application for permit required.
46-5-11 Application--Information required.
46-5-13 Diversion rate and amount allowed by permit.
46-5-13.1 Change of location of diversion point.
46-5-14 Water which may be reclaimed.
46-5-15 Water diverted for municipal use--Issuance of permit--Contest and appeal.
46-5-17 to 46-5-19. Repealed.
46-5-20.1 Legislative approval required for large-scale appropriation--Eminent domain powers denied for unauthorized appropriation.
46-5-21.1 Permits for energy industry use--Period for application of water to beneficial use.
46-5-24 Amendment or change of plans of construction or place of diversion.
46-5-25 Diligent prosecution of construction work--Forfeiture of rights--Extension.
46-5-26 Extension of time for completion of construction or application to beneficial use.
46-5-27 to 46-5-29. Repealed.
Inspection of works by chief engineer before use--Authority to require changes. 46-5-30.1
License issued by chief engineer. 46-5-30.2
Limitations on rights given by permit or license. 46-5-30.3
Sale or transfer of application, permit, or license--Notice to chief engineer. 46-5-30.4
Amendment of permits or rights. 46-5-30.5
Unpermitted acreage developed for irrigation--Requirement. 46-5-31
Change of use or place of diversion. 46-5-31.1
Abandoned permitted irrigation use--Stock watering permitted. 46-5-32
Assignment of application, permit, or license. 46-5-33
Irrigation application, permit, or right not assignable apart from land. 46-5-34
Irrigation rights appurtenant to land--Amendment of permit required for severance and transfer. 46-5-34.1
Transfer of irrigation rights apart from land--Restricted purposes--Protection of other users. 46-5-35
Abandonment of use of water appurtenant to land--Public water subject to general appropriation. 46-5-37
Failure to use beneficially appropriated water--Forfeiture for nonuse--Reversion to public. 46-5-37.1
Abandonment or forfeiture of permits or rights--Recommendation of chief engineer for cancellation. 46-5-37.2
Exceptions to forfeiture for nonuse. 46-5-38
Future use of water--Entities entitled to reservation. 46-5-38.1
Future use of water--Permit required for actual use--Review of future use permits. 46-5-39
Temporary use permits--Authorization for. 46-5-40
Temporary use permits--Cancellation. 46-5-40.1
Temporary permits for use of public water for construction, testing, or drilling purposes--Term of permit--Qualifications and limitations. 46-5-41
to 46-5-43. Repealed. 46-5-44
United States withdrawal of unappropriated waters--Cancellation. 46-5-45
Unauthorized use or waste of water or violation of permit or license prohibited. 46-5-47
Flood control--Permit required. 46-5-48
Flood control--Emergency facilities authorized. 46-5-49
Filing of vested right claim--Hearing--Mandatory filing--Waiver of right. 46-5-50
Drip irrigation defined. 46-5-51
Permit not required for drip irrigation. 46-5-52
Noncommercial purposes defined.