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WAC 173-555-040

Future allocations—Reservation of surface water for beneficial uses.

(1) The department determines that these are surface waters available for appropriation from the stream management units specified in the amount specified in cubic feet per second (cfs) during the time specified as follows:
(a) Surface water available from the east branch of the Little Spokane River, confluence with Dry Creek to headwaters, based on measurement at control station number 12-4270.00 at Elk are:
Month
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Date
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
Amount
26
 
22
17
 
14
11
 
9
5
 
5
5
 
5
5
 
5
(b) Surface water available from the Little Spokane River from confluence with Little Creek at Dartford to Eloika Lake outlet, and to confluence with Dry Creek based on measurement at control station number 12-4310 at Dartford are:
Month
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Date
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
1
 
15
Amount
340
 
236
152
 
103
62
 
34
11
 
11
11
 
11
20
 
20
(c) Available surface waters for those days not specified in (a) and (b) shall be defined from Figures II-3 and II-4 in the document entitled "water resources management program in the Little Spokane River basin" dated August, 1975.
(2) The amounts of waters referred to in WAC 173-555-040(1) above are allocated for beneficial uses in the future as follows:
(a) Three cubic feet per second from the amount available in the east branch of the Little Spokane River referred to in WAC 173-555-040 (1)(a) above and five cubic feet per second from the amount available in the Little Spokane River, besides east branch, referred to in WAC 173-555-040 (1)(b) are allocated to future domestic, stockwatering and noncommercial agricultural irrigation purposes within the stream reaches specified therein throughout the year.
(b) The remainder of the amount referred to in WAC 173-555-040 (1)(a) and (b) besides the amount specified in WAC 173-555-040 (2)(a) are allocated to consumptive and nonconsumptive uses not specified in WAC 173-555-040 (2)(a). These are further described in the figures appended hereto.
[Order DE 75-24, § 173-555-040, filed 1/6/76.]
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