(1) The diversion works must be capable of diverting the amount of water requested to accomplish the proposed use without unreasonable loss through design or operation.
(2) Preliminary design plans and specifications for the current and/or proposed diversion and conveyance facilities and the equipment used to put the water to beneficial use must be submitted with the application including the following:
(a) a description of the historical operation, including the typical diversion schedule from the point of diversion to the place of use;
(b) a description of how the proposed water right will be operated, from point of diversion through the place of use and on through the discharge of water, if any;
(c) the historic and proposed flow rate and volume design capacity.
(3) The diversion works must conform to current design, construction, and operation standards.