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46-2A-9. Appropriation of water--When permit may be issued. A permit to appropriate water may be issued only if there is reasonable probability that there is unappropriated water available for the applicant's proposed use, that the proposed diversion can be developed without unlawful impairment of existing rights and that the proposed use is a beneficial use and in the public interest.

Source: SL 1983, ch 316, § 18.