[Rev. 11/21/2013 12:19:07 PM--2013]

CHAPTER 537 - NAVIGABLE WATERS

NRS 537.010 Colorado River declared navigable; title to lands below high-water mark held by State.

NRS 537.020 Virgin River declared navigable; title to lands below high-water mark held by State.

NRS 537.030 Winnemucca Lake declared navigable; title to bed held by State.

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NRS 537.010  Colorado River declared navigable; title to lands below high-water mark held by State.  All of the Colorado River within the State of Nevada, from the Arizona line on the north to the California line on the south, is hereby declared to be a navigable stream for purposes of fixing ownership of the banks and bed thereof, and title to the lands below the high-water mark thereof is held by the State of Nevada, insofar as they lie within the State.

[1:97:1921; NCL 1425]

NRS 537.020  Virgin River declared navigable; title to lands below high-water mark held by State.  All of the Virgin River, including its sources confluent above St. Thomas, insofar as the waters thereof traverse the State of Nevada, particularly within the counties of Lincoln and Clark, is hereby declared to be a navigable stream for purposes of fixing ownership of the banks and bed thereof, and title to the lands below the high-water mark thereof is held by the State of Nevada.

[1:96:1921; NCL 7810]

NRS 537.030  Winnemucca Lake declared navigable; title to bed held by State.  Winnemucca Lake, located in Townships 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 North, Ranges 23 and 24 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, is a navigable body of water and title to the bed thereof is held by the State of Nevada.

[1:51:1921; NCL 8345]