Riparian Rights Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Riparian Rights, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Riparian Rights?

(n) Reparian Rights are the inherent right an owner of a landed property situated in the banks of a river or collection of water have, to use the water in the river , ponds etc for the irrigation purpose or for consumption, subject to the rules existing in that state.