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water that is used, but not withdrawn, from a ground- or surface-water source for such purposes as hydroelectric power generation, navigation, water-quality improvement, fish propagation, and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.