2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 46 - Waters and Navigation
CHAPTER 46-28 - The Rhode Island Rivers Council
§ 46-28-3 - Definitions.

SECTION 46-28-3

   § 46-28-3  Definitions. – As used in this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings unless the context shall indicate another or different meaning:

   (1) "Council" means the Rhode Island rivers council.

   (2) "River" means a flowing body of water or estuary or a section, portion, or tributary thereof, including streams, creeks, brooks, ponds, and small lakes.

   (3) "Watershed" means a land area which because of its topography, soil type, and drainage patterns acts as a collector of raw waters which regorge or replenish rivers and existing or planned public water supplies.

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