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SECTION 15-1701
Reservation of state control
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 15, TITLE 17
§ 15-1701. Reservation of state control.

Where any person takes, diverts, appropriates, or otherwise uses,
whether by virtue of the provisions of title 17 of this article or
otherwise, the waters of the state over which the state has the
proprietary ownership of the flow and to the use of which the state has
the right paramount and exclusive, or concurrently with any other
jurisdiction, such waters shall remain subject to the power and control
of the state for the purposes of regulating, licensing, controlling, or
terminating the use and disposition of the same by such person, as well
as for the purpose of exacting any rentals or charges therefor.