Alternative vision for water presented at C of C meeting

BC’s first Water Act in 1909 was prompted by frequent disputes and litigation over water rights. One of its significant provisions was that of “first in time, first in right”; that is, that the first to apply for a particular water licence would have first rights to the resource.

 

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