IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES — WATER RESOURCE BOARD
42-1762. Rules and regulations — Acquisition of water rights. (1) The water resource board shall adopt rules and regulations governing the management, control, delivery and use and distribution of water to and from the water supply bank in compliance with chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
(2) The board may contract with lessors and lessees to act as an intermediary in facilitating the rental of water. The board may purchase, lease, or otherwise obtain decreed, licensed or permitted water rights to be credited to the water supply bank. The use to which the owner is entitled under the water right shall be reduced by the portion of the water right leased to the bank. The water rights may be retained in the water supply bank for a period as determined by the board, all under such provisions as are specified in the terms of the purchase or lease.
[42-1762, added 1979, ch. 193, sec. 2, p. 560; am. 1990, ch. 318, sec. 1, p. 869.]