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San Diego County Recorder Water Claims
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Per the California State Water Resources Board, California law recognized appropriative rights, the diversion of surface water as early as 1851. Water Claims were the legal instrument utilized to appropriate this water usage. The collection consists of five volumes dating from 1883-1928 and a single document dated 1950.
4 cubic feet (5 oversize boxes)
Please contact the San Diego County Archives staff at archives@sdcounty.ca.gov for access information.