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see water rights.
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Water Rights - in law, the qualified privilege of a landowner to use the water adjacent to or flowing through his property.
(n) Reparian Rights are the inherent right an owner of a landed property situated in the banks of a river or collection of water have, to use the water in the river , ponds etc for the irrigation purpose or for consumption, ...
Special rights of people who own land that runs into a river bank (a "riparian owner" is a person who owns land that runs into a river).
n. the right of the owner of the land forming the bank of a river...
adj. in constitutional law, referring to a law case appealed from...
Expanded Legal Definition of ReplevinRiparian Rights Special rights of people who own land that runs into a river bank (a riparian owner is a person who owns land that runs into a river).
: Rights of owners of land on a river bank. include the right of access to, and use of, the water for domestic purposes (bathing, cleaning and navigating).
See also: Right, Law, Use, Property, Court