Prior water rights.
Water Rights . Legal advice should be obtained
concerning the title of the water at the source of supply.
Refer to Water Rights in the Fifty States and Territories by
Kenneth Wright, latest edition.
Economics of Water Development . Analysis of
development economics should follow Military policy.
Quality Examination. Examination of the water is not
required if it is reported to be satisfactory by a competent
agency. Unless reported as satisfactory by a competent U.S.
agency, all foreign public water should be considered as of
doubtful quality. Examinations are mandatory.
required unless consistent high quality is absolutely certain.
Check OEBGD and appropriate FGS.
Rights and Responsibilities . Liaison with municipal
waterworks officials should be established by the military, and
a determination made of the adequacy of the municipal source to
meet the quantity, quality, and pressure of water required by
the military. The location and method of connection to the
municipal source must be acceptable to the supplier. Where the
quality of the municipal water supply does not meet the
standards of 40 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 141,
treatment by the military must be provided.
system will be obtained from the public water supply agency.
Where no reliable records are available, conduct special surveys
to obtain the information and data listed in Table 6.