Idaho Admin. Code r. - DEFINITIONS

Current through August 30, 2021

For the purposes of these rules, the following terms will be used as defined below. (7-1-21)T

01. 2-B Gage. The U.S. Geological Survey gaging station located below Mackay Dam in the SW1/4SW1/4NE1/4, Section 18, Township 7 North, Range 24 East, B.M. (7-1-21)T
02. Acre-Foot (AF). The unit commonly used to measure a volume of water which is equal to the amount of water to cover one (1) acre of land one (1) foot deep and is equal to forty-three thousand five hundred sixty (43,560) cubic feet or three hundred twenty-five thousand eight hundred fifty-one (325,851) gallons. (7-1-21)T
03. Acre-Foot Per Year (AFY). Acre foot per calendar year. (7-1-21)T
04. Arco Gage. The U.S. Geological Survey gaging station located near the town of Arco in the SW1/ 4SE1/4SW1/4, Section 17, Township 3 North, Range 27 East, B.M. (7-1-21)T
05. Cubic Foot Per Second (CFS). The unit used to express a rate of flow of water equal to fifty (50) miner's inches or about four hundred forty-eight and eight tenths (448.8) gallons per minute. (7-1-21)T
06. Delivery Call. A request from the holder of a water right for administration of water rights under the prior appropriation doctrine. (7-1-21)T
07. Director. The Director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) or the director's duly authorized designee. (7-1-21)T
08. Eastside Canal. The Eastside Canal diverts from the east side of the Big Lost River in the NW1/ 4SE1/4SE1/4, Section 4, Township 5 North, Range 26 East, B.M. and extends southerly to the point it discharges back into the Big Lost River in the NW 1/4NW 1/4NW 1/4, Section 26, Township 4 North, Range 26 East, B.M. (7-1-21)T
09. Holder of a Water Right. The legal owner or user pursuant to lease or contract of a right to divert or to protect in place surface or ground water of the state for a beneficial use or purpose. (7-1-21)T
10. Howell Gage. The U.S. Geological Survey gaging station located above Mackay Reservoir in the SE1/4NE1/4NW1/4, Section 30, Township 8 North, Range 21 East, B.M. (7-1-21)T
11. Rotation Credit. Water impounded in Mackay Reservoir pursuant to a water right whose source of water is the Big Lost River and which does not include storage as a purpose of use. The impoundment of water as rotation credit is described in Rule Subsection 040.02. (7-1-21)T
12. Small Domestic and Stock Water Uses. Water uses meeting the definition of Section 42-111 or Section 42-1401A(12), Idaho Code. (7-1-21)T
13. Storage Water. Water impounded in a storage facility, including Mackay Reservoir, pursuant to a water right which includes storage as a purpose of use. (7-1-21)T
14. Watermaster. The duly elected and appointed state watermaster of Water District 34 who is authorized to perform duties pursuant to Chapters 6 and 8, Title 42, Idaho Code, and the decree, or order for interim administration, of water rights for Basin 34. (7-1-21)T


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