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Property Law Keyed to Singer
State Department of Ecology v. Grimes
Citation:852 P.2d 1044 (Wash. 1993)
The Grimeses used water from Marshall Lake and the Marshall Lake Basin for domestic supply, irrigation, and recreational purposes. Following the Department of Ecology’s petition for a clarification of existing rights in the waters, the Grimeses filed a claim requesting an instantaneous flow of 3 c.f.s. for irrigation purposes, and a storage right of 1,520 acre feet. The referee confirmed the claim but limited the instantaneous flow to 1.5 c.f.s. during irrigation season and a total storage right of 920 acre feet.
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