36.12.1801 PERMIT AND CHANGE APPLICATIONS - BENEFICIAL USE
(1) Water may be appropriated for beneficial use:
(a) by a governmental entity for the public;
(b) by a person for the sale, rent, or distribution to others; or
(c) by a person for the person's own use, unless provided otherwise by statute.
(d) or for other person's use, according to law.
(2) The applicant must explain the following:
(a) how the purpose for the water benefits the applicant; and
(b) that the requested flow rate and volume for each purpose is reasonably needed to accomplish that purpose.
(3) The applicant does not need to explain that the flow rate or volume for each purpose is reasonable if:
(b) there are no other associated or overlapping water rights appurtenant to the proposed place of use.