Chapter 90.44 RCW



HTMLPDF 90.44.020Purpose of chapter.
HTMLPDF 90.44.030Chapter not to affect surface water rights.
HTMLPDF 90.44.035Definitions.
HTMLPDF 90.44.040Public groundwaters subject to appropriation.
HTMLPDF 90.44.050Permit to withdraw.
HTMLPDF 90.44.052Whitman county clustered residential developments pilot projectExemption from permit requirements.
HTMLPDF 90.44.055Applications for water right or amendmentConsideration of water impoundment or other resource management technique.
HTMLPDF 90.44.060Laws governing withdrawal.
HTMLPDF 90.44.062Use of reclaimed water by wastewater treatment facilityPermit requirements inapplicable.
HTMLPDF 90.44.070Limitations on granting permit.
HTMLPDF 90.44.080CertificateShowing required.
HTMLPDF 90.44.090Certificate of vested rights.
HTMLPDF 90.44.100Amendment to permit or certificateReplacement or new additional wellsExemption for small irrigation impoundments.
HTMLPDF 90.44.105Amendment to permit or certificateConsolidation of rights for exempt wells.
HTMLPDF 90.44.110Waste of water prohibitedExceptions.
HTMLPDF 90.44.120Penalty for waste or unauthorized use of water.
HTMLPDF 90.44.130Priorities as between appropriatorsDepartment in charge of groundwater withdrawalsEstablishment and modification of groundwater areas and depth zonesDeclarations by claimant of artificially stored water.
HTMLPDF 90.44.180Hearing to adjust supply to current needs.
HTMLPDF 90.44.200Water supervisorsDutiesCompensation.
HTMLPDF 90.44.220Petition to conduct an adjudication to determine rights to water.
HTMLPDF 90.44.230Effect of findings and judgment.
HTMLPDF 90.44.250InvestigationsReports of appropriators.
HTMLPDF 90.44.400Groundwater management areasPurposeStandardsIdentificationDesignation.
HTMLPDF 90.44.410Requirements for groundwater management programsReview of programs.
HTMLPDF 90.44.420Groundwater management programsConsideration by department of ecologyPublic hearingFindingsAdoption of regulations, ordinances, and programs.
HTMLPDF 90.44.430Groundwater management programsGuidance to local governments and certain departments.
HTMLPDF 90.44.440Existing rights not affected.
HTMLPDF 90.44.445Acreage expansion programAuthorizationCertification.
HTMLPDF 90.44.450Metering or measuring groundwater withdrawalsReports.
HTMLPDF 90.44.460Reservoir permits.
HTMLPDF 90.44.500Civil penalties.
HTMLPDF 90.44.510Superseding water right permit or certificateWater delivered from federal Columbia Basin project.
HTMLPDF 90.44.530Applications to appropriate groundwater under a cost-reimbursement agreement.
HTMLPDF 90.44.540Expedited processing of applicationsNotificationFees.
HTMLPDF 90.44.550Odessa groundwater subareaNonuse of a water rightNotice to the departmentConditions.


Aquifer protection areas: Chapter 36.36 RCW.