Article 17 – WATER RIGHTS – Arizona Constitution

Article 17 Section 1 – Riparian water rights

1. Riparian water rights

Section 1. The common law doctrine of riparian water rights shall not obtain or be of any force or effect in the state.

Article 17 Section 2 – Recognition of existing rights

2. Recognition of existing rights

Section 2. All existing rights to the use of any of the waters in the state for all useful or beneficial purposes are hereby recognized and confirmed.

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