Water rights—historical use of water license to be examined at time of application to transfer license #390

Legally Speaking

By Gerry Neely B.A. LL.B. A regional water manager approved the transfer to the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) of two conditional water licenses issued in 1946 and 1972. This decision was appealed by residents and businesses dependent on the lake water for domestic and recreational purposes, because it would result in the diversion of