Alaska Administrative Code
Title 11 - Natural Resources
Part 6 - Lands
Chapter 93 - Water Management
Article 2 - Appropriation and Use of Water
Section 11 AAC 93.141 - Application for a reservation of water

Universal Citation: 11 AK Admin Code 11 AAC 93.141

Current through December 14, 2023

As provided in AS 46.15.145(a), the state, an agency or political subdivision of the state, an agency of the United States, or a person may apply for a reservation of water for

(1) "protection of fish and wildlife habitat, migration and propagation," which means the quantity or level of water necessary to maintain suitable habitat conditions for the various life stages of fish, other aquatic organisms, and wildlife, including waterfowl and mammals, and their habitat, including water quality, depth, velocity and temperature, substrate, or streamside vegetation;

(2) "recreation and park purposes," which means the quantity or level of water necessary to maintain suitable conditions for contact and secondary recreation, including wading, swimming, fishing, boating, or hunting, or for park purposes, including scenic, natural, historic, or cultural values;

(3) "navigation and transportation purposes," which means the quantity or level of water necessary to maintain sufficient width and depth to allow vehicles, including boats or float planes, or tracked or wheeled vehicles during the winter, to travel on or through a stream or water body; and

(4) "sanitary and water quality purposes," which means the quantity or level of water necessary to attain and maintain water quality standards under 18 AAC 70 or, if applicable, drinking water standards under 18 AAC 80, or to maintain the naturally occurring water quality conditions.

Eff. 9/11/83, Register 87; am 11/7/90, Register 116

Authority:AS 46.15.020

AS 46.15.145

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