IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
HEADGATES AND MEASURING DEVICES
42-705. Director of the department of water resources authorized to create and supervise water measurement districts. The director of the department of water resources is authorized to create water measurement districts to carry out the water measuring requirements of this chapter and shall have direction and control of the measurement of water existing therein or diverted from all public water sources, including ground water sources, within a water measurement district. Measurement of water within water measurement districts created pursuant to section 42-706, Idaho Code, shall be accomplished by district hydrographers as provided in this chapter and supervised by the director. Administration of water rights within water measurement districts shall be pursuant to the authority of the director of the department of water resources found elsewhere in title 42, Idaho Code, except such curtailment of diversion as is specifically authorized in section 42-714, Idaho Code.
[42-705, added 1995, ch. 291, sec. 3, p. 1016.]