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May 11, 1981
Re: State Water Policy-Rights of Property Owners
Last week the Governing Board directed me to attempt to have the
State Water Policy include a statement about rights of property
Please review the attached proposed wording. Is this consistent
with existing Florida law?
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In implementing consumptive use permitting programs, the Department
and Districts shall recognize the qualified right of property owners to
use the-gpurlwater under their land for reasonable-beneficial purposes
and shall continually seek to maintain the proper balance between com-