Definitions for "INSTREAM USE"
Uses of water within the stream channel, e.g., fish and other aquatic life, recreation, navigation, and hydroelectric power production.
water that is used, but not withdrawn, from a ground- or surface-water source for such purposes as hydroelectric power generation, navigation, water-quality improvement, fish propagation, and recreation. Sometimes called nonwithdrawal use or in-channel use.
The use of water for industrial purposes such as fabrication, processing, washing and cooling. The water may be obtained from a public supply or may be self supplied.