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Expertise hydrique et barrages

Watercourses Act

The Watercourses Act dates back to 1856 (An Act to authorize the utilization of watercourses). It is intended to provide a regulatory framework for the concession of rights to the beds of state-owned lakes and watercourses, the establishment of priorities for the use of hydraulic powers, control of water and driving of timber, and the construction and maintenance of works in lakes and watercourses.


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