IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
42-1602. Unnecessary flow unlawful — Use for domestic purposes. It shall be unlawful for the owner, tenant, or occupant of the land upon which such well is situated to cause, permit, or suffer, such common nuisance, or suffer or permit it to remain or continue; and it shall be unlawful for any person owning, possessing or occupying any land, upon which is situated an artesian well, to cause, suffer or permit the water to unnecessarily flow from such well or to go to waste: provided, however, that it shall be lawful for any such person to insert a stop and waste cock, not exceeding one (1) inch in diameter, in the piping of such well and to take and use water therefrom through such stop and waste cock at any time for household, stock or domestic purposes.
[(42-1602) 1921, ch. 196, sec. 2, p. 399; I.C.A., sec. 41-1402.]