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Chapter 90.54 RCW

WATER RESOURCES ACT OF 1971

RCW Sections

90.54.005Findings -- Objectives -- 2002 c 329.
90.54.010Purpose.
90.54.020General declaration of fundamentals for utilization and management of waters of the state.
90.54.030Water and related resources -- Department to be advised -- Water resources data program.
90.54.035State funding of water resource programs -- Priorities.
90.54.040Comprehensive state water resources program -- Modifying existing and adopting new regulations and statutes.
90.54.045Water resource planning -- Pilot process -- Report to the legislature.
90.54.050Setting aside or withdrawing waters -- Rules -- Consultation with legislative committees -- Public hearing, notice -- Review.
90.54.060Department to seek involvement of other persons and entities, means -- Assistance grants.
90.54.080State to vigorously represent its interests before federal agencies, interstate agencies.
90.54.090State, local governments, municipal corporations to comply with chapter.
90.54.100Department to evaluate needs for projects and alternative methods of financing.
90.54.110Authority to secure and obtain benefits, including grants.
90.54.120"Department," "utilize," and "utilization" defined.
90.54.130Land use management policy modifications -- Advisory recommendations.
90.54.140Protection of groundwater aquifers if sole drinking water source.
90.54.150Water supply projects -- Cooperation with other agencies -- Scope of participation.
90.54.160Department to report on dam safety.
90.54.170Electric generation facility -- Evaluation of application to appropriate water.
90.54.180Water use efficiency and conservation programs and practices.
90.54.191Stream flow restoration a priority.
90.54.800Policy guidelines.
90.54.900Certain rights, authority, not to be affected by chapter.
90.54.910Short title.
90.54.920Rights not impaired.

Notes:

Environmental certification programs -- Fees -- Rules -- Liability: RCW 43.21A.175.