2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 46 - IRRIGATION AND REGULATION OF WATER
46-250 Places of diversion; storage sites; changes; procedure.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 46-250 (2017)

46-250. Places of diversion; storage sites; changes; procedure.

The owner of any ditch, storage reservoir, storage capacity, or other device for appropriating water may, upon petition to the Department of Natural Resources, and upon its approval, change the point at which the water under any water appropriation of record is diverted from a natural stream or reservoir, change the line of any flume, ditch, or aqueduct, or change a storage site. No reclamation district or power appropriator may change the established return flow point without the approval of the department.

Source

  • Laws 1919, c. 190, tit. VII, art. V, div. 3, § 6, p. 848;
  • C.S.1922, § 8456;
  • C.S.1929, § 46-606;
  • Laws 1941, c. 91, § 1, p. 361;
  • C.S.Supp.,1941, § 46-606;
  • R.S.1943, § 46-250;
  • Laws 1951, c. 150, § 1, p. 598;
  • Laws 1953, c. 158, § 1, p. 496;
  • Laws 2000, LB 900, § 117.

Annotations

  • Appropriator cannot change place of use of water, or extend ditch without permission of and subject to control of department. Farmers & Merchants Irr. Co. v. Gothenburg Water Power & Irr. Co., 73 Neb. 223, 102 N.W. 487 (1905).

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