Meaning of ABANDONED WATER RIGHT in English

ABANDONED WATER RIGHT

A water right which has not been put to Beneficial Use for generally five or more years, in which the owner of the water right states that the water right will not be used, or takes such actions that would prevent the water from being beneficially used. Compare to Forfeited Water Right.

Environmental engineering English vocabulary.      Английский словарь экологического инжиниринга.