Nev. Admin. Code § 534.Sec. 9 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

1. If a right to appropriate water has been dedicated to a subdivision or has been acquired with the intent to serve a subdivision, a well may be drilled for domestic use if:
(a) At least 2 acre-feet per year of water is relinquished to the State Engineer for reversion to the source of the water. If the water right dedicated or acquired to serve the parcel of land is for less than 2 acre-feet per year, all or a portion of another water right must be relinquished to the State Engineer for reversion to the source of the water so that the total amount relinquished for the domestic well is 2 acre-feet.
(b) The State Engineer determines that:
(1) The water right or rights, as applicable, is in good standing; and
(2) The drilling of the well for domestic use is not detrimental to the public interest.
2. Every right to appropriate water that is relinquished pursuant to subsection 1:
(a) Remains appurtenant to the parcel of land on which the well for domestic use is located, as specified on the parcel map; and
(b) Maintains its date of priority established pursuant to NRS 534.080.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 534.Sec. 9
Added to NAC by St. Engineer by R068-20A, eff. 12/29/2020
NRS 534.020 and 534.110

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