IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
APPROPRIATION OF WATER — PERMITS, CERTIFICATES, AND LICENSES — SURVEY
42-227. Drilling and use of wells for domestic purposes excepted. The excavation and opening of wells and the withdrawal of water therefrom for domestic purposes shall not be subject to the permit requirement under section 42-229, Idaho Code; providing such wells and withdrawal devices are subject to inspection by the department of water resources and the department of environmental quality and providing further that the drilling of such wells shall be subject to the licensing provisions of section 42-238, Idaho Code. Rights to ground water for such domestic purposes may be acquired by withdrawal and use.
[42-227, added 1951, ch. 200, sec. 2, p. 423; am. 1970, ch. 187, sec. 1, p. 541; am. 1978, ch. 324, sec. 1, p. 819 ; am. 2001, ch. 103, sec. 79, p. 318.]