All patents granted, or homesteads allowed, shall be subject to any vested and accrued water rights, or rights to ditches and reservoirs used in connection with such water rights,
See Repeal; Savings Provision note below.
as may have been acquired under or recognized by section 51 of this title
(R.S. § 2340;
[Mar. 3, 1891, ch. 561, § 4], [26 Stat. 1097].)