IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
APPROPRIATION OF WATER — PERMITS, CERTIFICATES, AND LICENSES — SURVEY
42-244. Recording of claims by department — Corrections. Upon receipt of any claim submitted under this chapter, together with the statutory filing fee as set forth in section 42-221, Idaho Code, it shall be the duty of the department of water resources to file and to maintain a record of such claim, which shall be available for public inspection during all normal office hours. The department shall also cause a notice to be published once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks in a newspaper published and of general circulation in the county where the water is claimed to be diverted, if there is such a newspaper, otherwise in a newspaper of general circulation in the county, which said notice shall set forth such information as shall apprise the public of the nature of the claim which has been filed. At any time after the filing of a claim under the previous section, any person who disagrees that a right has been established as set forth in said claim may file an exception thereto in duplicate, in affidavit form, accompanied by such proof as said person deems appropriate. An exception filed shall be made a part of the file of the claim in the department of water resources and shall be considered the same as other evidence in said file. A copy of an exception filed shall be forwarded to the claimant by the department of water resources. Such claims may be corrected by the claimant only by filing of an amended claim in the same form as the original, which shall be recorded and numbered by the department the same as the original, and for which no additional filing fees shall be required.
[(42-244) I.C., sec. 42-225b, as added by 1967, ch. 338, sec. 3, p. 974; am. and redesig. 1978, ch. 345, sec. 7, p. 889.]