Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 256
Geology, Water Resources and Geodetic Survey
Section 256.400

August 28, 2013


Definitions.

256.400. As used in sections 71.287 and 256.400 to 256.433, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms mean:

(1) "Department", the department of natural resources;

(2) "Director", the director of the department of natural resources;

(3) "Division", the division of geology and land survey of the department of natural resources;

(4) "Major water user", any person, firm, corporation or the state of Missouri, its agencies or corporations and any other political subdivision of this state, their agencies or corporations, with a water source and equipment necessary to withdraw or divert one hundred thousand gallons or more per day from any stream, river, lake, well, spring or other water source;

(5) "State geologist", the director of the division of geology and land survey of the department of natural resources;

(6) "Water source", any stream, river, lake, well, spring or other water source.

(L. 1983 H.B. 271 1, A.L. 2012 H.B. 1179 )


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