Filings required by person to whom conveyance is made.
1.A person to whom is conveyed an application or permit to appropriate any of the public waters, a certificate of appropriation, an adjudicated or unadjudicated water right or an application or permit to change the place of diversion, manner of use or place of use of water, shall:
(a)File with the State Engineer, together with the prescribed fee, a report of conveyance which includes the following information on a form to be provided by the State Engineer:
(1)An abstract of title;
(2)Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a copy of any deed, written agreement or other document pertaining to the conveyance; and
(3)Any other information requested by the State Engineer.
(b)If the place of use of the water is wholly or partly within the boundaries of an irrigation district, file with the irrigation district:
(1)An abstract of title; and
(2)Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a copy of any deed, written agreement or other document pertaining to the conveyance.
2.The governing body of any local government of this State and any public utility which is a purveyor of water within the State may submit an affidavit or other document upon oath in lieu of the documents otherwise required by subparagraph (2) of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1, if the State Engineer finds that:
(a)The affidavit clearly indicates that rights for diverting or appropriating water described in the affidavit are owned or controlled by the governing body or utility; and
(b)The affiant is qualified to sign the affidavit.
Section 533.384 — Filings required by person to whom conveyance is made.,