NRS 533.360
Notice of application: Contents

  • publication
  • mailing required under certain circumstances.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, NRS 533.345 and subsection 2 of NRS 533.370, when an application is filed in compliance with this chapter, the State Engineer shall, within 30 days, publish or cause to be published once a week for 4 consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the point of diversion is located, a notice of the application which sets forth:


That the application has been filed.


The date of the filing.


The name and address of the applicant.


The name of the source from which the appropriation is to be made.


The location of the place of diversion, described by legal subdivision or metes and bounds and by a physical description of that place of diversion.


The purpose for which the water is to be appropriated.
Ê The publisher shall add thereto the date of the first publication and the date of the last publication.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, proof of publication must be filed within 30 days after the final day of publication. The State Engineer shall pay for the publication from the application fee. If the application is cancelled for any reason before publication, the State Engineer shall return to the applicant that portion of the application fee collected for publication.


If the application is for a proposed well:


For municipal, quasi-municipal or industrial use; and


Whose reasonably expected rate of diversion is one-half cubic foot per second or more,
Ê the applicant shall mail a copy of the notice of application to each owner of real property containing a domestic well that is within 2,500 feet of the proposed well, to the owner’s address as shown in the latest records of the county assessor. If there are not more than six such wells, notices must be sent to each owner by certified mail, return receipt requested. If there are more than six such wells, at least six notices must be sent to owners by certified mail, return receipt requested. The return receipts from these notices must be filed with the State Engineer before the State Engineer may consider the application.


The provisions of this section do not apply to an environmental permit or a temporary permit issued pursuant to NRS 533.436 or 533.504.

Source: Section 533.360 — Notice of application: Contents; publication; mailing required under certain circumstances., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-533.­html#NRS533Sec360.

“Water already appropriated” defined.
Application to State Engineer for permit.
Application limited to water of one source for one purpose
Application for permit to appropriate water: Contents.
Additional requirements for contents of applications to appropriate water for certain specific uses.
Application for permit to change place of diversion, manner of use or place of use: Contents
Applications to be accompanied by maps, drawings and other data.
Application to appropriate water for beneficial use: Participation of county in development and implementation of monitoring, management and mitigation plan.
Receipt of application
Priority among applications to appropriate underground water for irrigation purposes from same basin.
Notice of application: Contents
State Engineer to notify county commissioners of application to use water in county other than that in which it is appropriated or currently diverted or used.
Certain interbasin transfers of groundwater
Procedure concerning verified protest filed by interested person against granting of application.
Requirement to ensure access of wildlife to water it customarily uses
Hydrological, environmental or other study: State Engineer to determine need for study
Special Account for Studies Concerning Water: Deposits
Approval or rejection of application by State Engineer: Conditions
Rejection of application for permit for specified period.
Approval or rejection of application to use water to generate energy for export.
State Engineer may require additional information before approval or rejection of application.
Time for completion of work and application of water to beneficial use
Form, acknowledgment and recording of conveyance.
Effect of recording or failing to record deed of conveyance.
Filings required by person to whom conveyance is made.
Duties of State Engineer concerning conveyances
Inapplicability of certain provisions to conveyance of shares of stock in ditch company.
Statement of work actually constructed
State Engineer may require proof of good faith and reasonable diligence
Verified statement to be filed with State Engineer by holder of permit within time set in endorsement on permit: Contents of statement
State Engineer may require map
Cancellation of permit for failure to file proof of application of water to beneficial use and accompanying map
State Engineer may refuse to file maps not conforming to statutory provisions or regulations.
Surveyor or engineer may be barred from practice before State Engineer for swearing falsely.
Issuance and contents of certificate of appropriation
Permits and certificates of appropriation subject to existing rights.
Fees of State Engineer
Consideration of consumptive use of water right and proposed beneficial use of water.
Limitation on initial quantity of water approved for application
Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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