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Property Law Keyed to Singer
State Department of Ecology v. Grimes
Citation:852 P.2d 1044 (Wash. 1993)
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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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