West Headnote of the Day – June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010

West's Key 405 Water Law
West's Key 405XV Navigable Waters
West's Key 405XV(B) Rights of Public
West's Key 405XV(B)1 In General
West's Key 405k2538 k. Ownership of waters.

405 Waters and Water CoursesNavigable stream is in effect public property, but nonnavigable stream belongs to owner of lands through which it flows.
Ryals v. Pigott, 580 So. 2d 1140 (Miss. 1990)