Water Boundaries

Complete on Water Boundaries (1 PDH)

This is an hour crash course on Water Boundaries. The items presented upon in the class include:

- State, Federal, Private Ownership Rights

- 5 Types of Water Covered Land (Submerged, Coastal Tidelands, Inland, Swamp & Overflowed, Non-


- Court References

- Tidal Datums

- Surveying Riparian Lines

- Natural/ Artificial Accretion

- Avulsion

- Erosion

Kelly Olin does an exceptional job presenting this very broad topic. Mrs. Olin has several decades of experience dealing with water rights with the top riparian governing agency in California. The class delves into the most common situations you will experience when dealing with water rights with an emphasis on California law. The course is geared towards exam takers and practicing land surveyors.

Your Instructor

Kelly Olin, PLS
Kelly Olin, PLS

Kelly began her career in surveying with the California State Lands Commission in 1977 while attending the Surveying Program at Sacramento City College. She went on to become one of the first Boundary Determination Technicians and after 25 years became the Supervising Boundary Determination Officer for the Boundary Division at the State Lands Commission. Her area of expertise is water boundaries and she has served as an expert witness in several cases involving the determination of the boundary between upland owners and the State of California. Over the years she has taught several classes for CLSA on Water Boundaries. She is currently retired, however still does some consulting.

Course Curriculum

  Water Boundaries
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the class start and finish?
The class starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online class - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the class?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this class for 12 months - across any and all devices.
What if I am unhappy with the class?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
What platforms can I listen to the class on?
You can listen on any device that has internet access. There is two platform options - web browser and the iOS Teachable App in the Apple App Store.
What are my payment options?
Credit card or PayPal.
How do I get started?
Simple select the class or course bundle, make your payment, and create your teachable account. From the you can log on from any device and have access to your class lectures and PDF material.
What is included in the class?
A comprehensive lecture on the respective topic, and material to follow along with. There are sample problems that are also included.
Can I download the lectures?
You are able to stream the lectures from any device, but they are not downloadable. The PDF material included is downloadable.

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