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Whenever the terms stream, lake or other body of water, or water occurs in relation to applications to appropriate water or permits or licenses issued pursuant to such applications, such term refers only to surface water, and to subterranean streams flowing through known and definite channels.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Water Code - WAT § 1200 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/water-code/wat-sect-1200/
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