Water Rights in Alaska
Water− it’s the one resource we can’t live without.
In the Mat-Su more than 23,000 homes rely on wells. Our population grew 50 percent in the last U.S. Census, yet few well owners are aware of water rights or that they need the rights to protect the quantity of water they consume.
To learn about the importance of healthy watersheds see the EPA fact sheet on the Economic Benefits of Healthy Watersheds
A short overview by Borough Assembly Member Warren Keogh.