Have you recently purchased land that borders a body of water, such as a river or lake? Did you know that you have different rights to certain types of water? Let’s go over those rights. Riparian Rights Riparian rights are given to those who own property that borders flowing water, such as a river or stream.… Continue reading The Difference Between Riparian and Littoral Rights
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What Are Your Riparian Rights?
Wisconsin recognizes that an owner of land that borders a body of water (known as a riparian owner) has the right to use the water next to their property. These rights can consist of the use of shoreline, reasonable water use, and rights to access the water. You can learn more by clicking the link… Continue reading What Are Your Riparian Rights?