Please note, the explanation of the following terms are provided for context of WAAV only. The Commission’s Regulatory definitions for these terms are available at 18 CFR § 806.3 – Definitions.
|Approval By Rule - a Commission approval under 18 CFR § 806.22 (e) or (f)
|Consumptive Use – the loss of water that is not available for future use within the Basin.
|Diversion – the transfer of water into or out of the Basin.
|Groundwater – water below the ground surface.
|Million Gallons Per Day - a unit of measurement.
|Notice of Intent – an application for Commission approval of an Approval by Rule (ABR).
|Public Water Supplier – an entity that provides potable water to at least 15 connections to year-round customers or at least 25 year-round residents.
|Surface Water – water flowing in channels or impounded on the surface of the ground.