- the right to make use of the water from a particular stream, lake, or irrigation canal.
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Theoretically, when the water-right is defined in marcos it is permanent.The Argentine Republic
An engineer was with him and while they were at luncheon I overheard them discussing your water-right.
They're after my water-right, sweetheart—they're after it already!
If I can tie that land up, my water-right is worth millions.
"But he can't take out any more than his water-right calls for," he added.The Long Shadow
B. M. Bower
- the right to make use of a water supply, as for irrigation