Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Spring Definition:

A concentrated flow of water coming from under the ground.

Professor Getches defined a spring with these words:

"A spring is a concentrated flow of water coming from under the ground. Whether the owner of land with a spring on it has riparian rights depends upon the source of the spring.""

REFERENCES:

  • Getches, David, Water Law In a Nutshell (Minnesota: Thomson-West, 2009), page 27

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