ESAR OLI FB, EAMINATIO OF FLORIDA WATER AW
A* Water Resouroes Studies
Streams and Watercoursest
A* Definition of natural watercourse
To vhat extent, if any, does it included
2, Springs and percolating ground waters that supply streams?
3. Waste waters draining to stream?
S4, Flood waters?
$e 5* Artificial waterways after passage of time?
B. Definition of Riparian Land
To what extent does it include lands
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1. Abutting stream? -c/ r)- CC( (/ (< ..
2. Within watershed? C .
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3. A "reasonable" amount of adjacent land?
C. Place of Diversion
Is a riparian owner entitled to divert water i ,
1. On riparian owner's land? ,
2 a Above it? r
3, Below it?
D, Extent of right to use
/le To what extent does the state follow Natural Flow Doctrine?
S2 To what extent does the state follow Reasonable Use Doctrine?
43. To what extent does the state-follow Prior Appropriation Doctrine?
' L 6 Priorities for uses (domestic, agricultural, industrial).
4 5m Manner of protecting right" against illegal users#
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S6 Method of apportionment among riparian owners.
,affected by police power (flood control).
8 How affected by commerce power (navigation)&
a- What constitutes navigability,
/ be Effect of navigability on rights of usee
How effected by other Federal rights and powers
0. When mustovrnent condemn?
11, Right to use submerged lnds.
12, Right to use.r eatery
I1 Regulation by state. -
a, General 5 >
2, Regulation by owners.
3# Effect of Federal Law and Constitution.
II Man-Made Channels t
Be Distinguished from natural water course with respect to:
1l Definition of riparian lande
2, Place of diversion.
3o Extent of right to use,
a, Effect of Federal Law and Constitution.
C, Creation and improvement
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Ill. LEakE. Ponds and Sink Holesi
To what extent, if anyr does it includes
1. Springs and percolating ground waters that supply?
2.. Underflow (sink holes particularly)?
3. Flood waters?
B. Definition of Riparian Lando
C, -Place of Diversion,
D, Extent of right to use.
1. Priorities for uses
2. Priorities among users*
3. Manner of protecting right.
*e How affected by police power
9, How affected by commerce power
6, How affected by other federal rights and powers
7, When must government condemn*
8. Submerged lands.
1, Regulation by states
2& Regulation by owners*
3, Regulation by Federal Government.
IV. Diffused Surface Waters
Be Rules governing use and disposition.
C, Method of accumulating*
V. Ground Waters
1. Generally (are ground waters governed by the same rules govern-
ing watercourses or by special rules?)
B, Rules governing use,
2. Percolating waters
be Reasonable use
co Correlative rights
Co Salt water intrusion control.
1* Regulation by State#
2. Regulation by Owners.
3. Regulation by Federal Government*
VI, Atmospheric Water
A. Legal aspects of artificial rain-making
VII. Tidal Waters
A. Definition of tidal waters
What constitutes riparian land,
Rules governing use of water*
Rules governing use of beaches.
Improvement of Ocean shore areas
Interrelationships Bete* 0Water in Different Categories
Interrelationship of diffused surface water and streams and lakes
Interrelationship of diffused surface water and ground water*
Interrelationship of streams and lakes and ground water*
IXs Techniques of Acquiring Water Rights
1. How long
2o Character of use (exclusive? hostile? continuous?)
3, What is acquired
a* Right running iLth the land,
b& Personal right in the user,
B Assignability of Water Rights.
1I Riparian Rights.
2 Other water rights*
3. Diverted water itself
Ie By state governmental units.
2, By favored industrial users.
3p By others,
DP Acquisition by, from, or through the Federal Government.
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X* Water Management by Group Action Through Political Entities.
A. Solely under state authority.
1. Districts authorized or created by general legislation,
2. Districts authorized or created by special legislation.
3I Other group action.
Be Solely under Federl authority.
Co Through Cooperation between State and Federal Authorities.
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