Last Update: 9/6/06

Chapter 173-153 WAC

WATER CONSERVANCY BOARDS

WAC Sections

What are the purpose and authority of this chapter?
To what does this chapter apply?
How are terms defined in this rule?
How is a water conservancy board created?
How are water conservancy board commissioners and alternates appointed and the length of their terms determined?
How can a board's authority be revoked or the board dissolved?
What is the process for restructuring a board?
What are the training requirements for board commissioners and alternates?
What is the scope of authority of a water conservancy board?
What does an applicant need to know about filing an application for transfer of a water right?
What public notice is given on a water right transfer application before a board?
How can protests and letters of concern or support on a water right transfer application be submitted to a board?
How does a water conservancy board operate?
What is involved in the examination of an application before a board?
What assistance is available to water conservancy boards?
How are records of decision and reports of examination made by a water conservancy board?
What is the process for notifying parties of a record of decision and report of examination?
What is ecology's review process of a board's record of decision?
When is a board-approved water right transfer that has been affirmed by ecology complete?
What are a board's reporting requirements?
What actions may be appealed under this chapter?
Existing rights are not affected.
Will ecology review this chapter in the future to determine if changes are necessary?