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CALIFORNIA WATER CODE

Last update: 2011-07-20


  • General Provisions. 1-26
  • DIVISION 1. General State Powers Over Water
    • CHAPTER 1. General State Policy. 100-112
    • CHAPTER 2. State Administration Generally
      • Article 1. Department of Water Resources. 120-147
      • Article 2. California Water Commission. 150-166
      • Article 3. State Water Resources Control Board. 174-188.5
      • Article 4. State Representation on Regional Water Resources Commissions. 190
    • CHAPTER 2.5. Miscellaneous Powers of Department
      • Article 1. Participation in Associations. 205
      • Article 2. Surveys, Investigations, and Distribution of Water. 225-238
      • Article 2.5. Acquisition and Disposal of Property. 250-260
      • Article 2.6. Construction Contracts. 265
      • Article 3. Proceedings to Prevent Waste or Unreasonable Use. 275
      • Article 4. Waste From Artesian Wells. 300-311
      • Article 6. Yuba River Debris Control. 340-342
      • Article 7. Recreation. 345-346
    • CHAPTER 2.7. Water Diversion and Use Reports. 348
    • CHAPTER 3. Water Shortage Emergencies. 350-359
    • CHAPTER 3.4. Allocation-based Conservation Water Pricing. 370-374
    • CHAPTER 3.5. Water Conservation Programs. 375-378
    • CHAPTER 3.6. Deference to Decisions by Local or Regional Agencies 380-387
    • CHAPTER 3.7. Water Standby and Availability Charges. 389
    • CHAPTER 4. Weather Resources Management
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 400-402
      • Article 2. Notice of Intention. 410-412
      • Article 3. Reporting. 420
    • CHAPTER 5. Federal Reports on Proposed Flood Control and Reclamation Projects. 450-453
    • CHAPTER 6. Water Reuse
      • Article 1. Short Title. 460
      • Article 2. Declaration of Policy. 461
      • Article 3. Action by the Department of Water Resources. 462-465
    • CHAPTER 7. Water Transfer
      • Article 1. Short Title. 470
      • Article 2. Declaration of Policy. 475
      • Article 3. State Assistance. 480-484
    • CHAPTER 8. Water Measurement
      • Article 1. Short Title. 500
      • Article 2. Definitions. 510-516
      • Article 3. Declaration of Policy. 520-523
      • Article 3.5. Metered Service. 525-529.7
      • Article 4. Standards. 530
      • Article 4.3. Agricultural and Urban Water Use Reporting. 531-531.20
      • Article 4.5. Irrigated Landscape. 535
    • CHAPTER 9. Water Districts. 540
  • DIVISION 2. Water
    • PART 1. General Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions and Interpretation Ofdivision. 1000-1017
      • CHAPTER 1.5. Water Leases. 1020-1031
      • CHAPTER 2. Administrative Provisions Generally. 1050-1060
      • CHAPTER 3. Witnesses and Production of Evidence
        • Article 1. Definitions. 1075-1076
        • Article 2. Attendance and Fees. 1080-1086
        • Article 3. Compelling Attendance. 1090-1097
        • Article 4. Depositions. 1100
        • Article 5. Immunity. 1105-1106
      • CHAPTER 4. Reconsideration,amendment, and Judicial Review of Water Right Decisions and Orders
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 1120-1121
        • Article 2. Reconsideration and Amendment of Decisions and Orders. 1122-1124
        • Article 3. Review by Court of Decisions and Orders. 1126-1126.2
    • PART 2. Appropriation of Water
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
        • Article 1. Water Subject to Appropriation. 1200-1203
        • Article 1.3. Declaration of Fully Appropriated Stream System 1205-1207
        • Article 1.5. Treated Waste Water. 1210-1212
        • Article 1.7. Areas of Origin. 1215-1222
        • Article 2. Exclusive Method of Appropriation. 1225
        • Article 2.5. Stockponds. 1226-1226.4
        • Article 2.6. Nonreserved Water Rights for Federal Uses. 1227-1227.4
        • Article 2.7. Registration of Appropriations for Small Domestic and Livestock Stockpond Uses. 1228-1229.1
        • Article 3. Appropriation From Interstate Streams. 1230-1232
        • Article 4. Beneficial Use. 1240-1244
        • Article 5. Liability Within a Watershed. 1245-1248
      • CHAPTER 2. Applications to Appropriate Water
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 1250-1259.4
        • Article 2. Contents of Applications. 1260-1266
        • Article 3. Defective Applications. 1270-1271
        • Article 4. Supplemental Information. 1275-1276
      • CHAPTER 3. Notice of Application
        • Article 1. Contents of Notice. 1300-1304
        • Article 2. Publication of Notice. 1310-1317
        • Article 3. Posting and Mailing Notice. 1320-1324
      • CHAPTER 4. Protest of Application. 1330-1335
      • CHAPTER 5. Proceedings on Application
        • Article 1. Notice of Hearing. 1340-1342
        • Article 1.5. Minor Protested Applications Procedure. 1345-1348
        • Article 2. Action on Application. 1350-1353
      • CHAPTER 6. Permits
        • Article 1. Prerequisites to Issuance of Permit. 1375
        • Article 2. Issuance of Permit. 1380-1382
        • Article 3. Permit Terms and Conditions. 1390-1394
        • Article 4. Application to Beneficial Use and Construction of Works. 1395-1398
        • Article 5. Revocation of Permit. 1410-1410.2
      • CHAPTER 6.5. Temporary Permits. 1425-1431
      • CHAPTER 6.6. Temporary Urgency Changes. 1435-1442
      • CHAPTER 7. Priorities
        • Article 1. Priority of Application. 1450
        • Article 2. Effect of Issuance of Permit. 1455
        • Article 3. Preferred Priorities of Municipalities. 1460-1464
        • Article 4. Priority of Reservoir Systems Constituting Single Unit. 1475
        • Article 5. Applications in Aid of State Water Plan. 1480
        • Article 6. Applications by Governmental Agencies Discharging Disposal Water. 1485
        • Article 7. Priority of Applications for Hydroelectric Power. 1490-1491
      • CHAPTER 8. Water Right Fees
        • Article 1. Fee Schedules. 1525-1530
        • Article 2. Collection and Enforcement. 1535-1541
        • Article 3. Water Rights Fund. 1550-1552
        • Article 4. Sovereign Immunity. 1560
      • CHAPTER 9. Licenses
        • Article 1. Report of Completion. 1600
        • Article 2. Examination and Inspection. 1605
        • Article 3. Issuance or Refusal of License. 1610-1611
        • Article 5. Contents and Conditions of License. 1625-1631
        • Article 6. Filing of Licenses and Orders With County Recorder 1650-1651
        • Article 7. Revocation of Licenses. 1675-1675.2
      • CHAPTER 10. Change of Point of Diversion, Place of Use, or Purpose of Use. 1700-1707
      • CHAPTER 10.5. Change of Point of Diversion, Place of Use, or Purpose of Use, Involving the Transfer of Water
        • Article 1. Temporary Changes. 1725-1732
        • Article 2. Long-term Transfers. 1735-1737
        • Article 3. Transfer of Decreed Rights. 1740
        • Article 4. Water Supplier Contracts. 1745-1745.11
      • CHAPTER 11. Joint Use and Development
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 1750-1752
        • Article 2. Joint Occupancy and Use. 1775-1782
        • Article 3. Enlargement of Existing Works of Another. 1800-1801
        • Article 4. Joint Use of Capacity in Water Conveyance Facilities. 1810-1814
      • CHAPTER 12. Enforcement of Water Rights
        • Article 1. Policy. 1825
        • Article 2. Cease and Desist Orders. 1831-1836
        • Article 4. Enforcement. 1845
        • Article 5. Private Litigation. 1850-1851
    • PART 3. Determination of Water Rights
      • CHAPTER 1. Reference by Courts of This State
        • Article 1. Subjects of Reference. 2000-2001
        • Article 2. Report of Referee. 2010-2021
        • Article 3. Expenses of Reference. 2040-2048
      • CHAPTER 2. References in Federal Courts. 2075-2076
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Adjudications to Protect the Quality of Ground Water. 2100-2102
      • CHAPTER 3. Statutory Adjudications
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 2500-2503
        • Article 2. Petition and Preliminary Proceedings. 2525-2529
        • Article 3. Investigation of Stream System. 2550-2555
        • Article 4. Proof of Claim. 2575-2577
        • Article 5. Report and Preliminary Order of Determination. 2600-2604
        • Article 6. Objections to the Report. 2625-2628
        • Article 7. Hearing of Objections. 2650-2653
        • Article 8. Order of Determination. 2700-2702
        • Article 9. Hearing and Decree of Court. 2750-2774
        • Article 10. Intervention. 2780-2783
        • Article 11. Proceedings When Appropriation Incomplete at Time of Determination. 2801-2820
        • Article 12. Service of Copy of Decree. 2825-2826
        • Article 13. Expenses of Determination. 2850-2868
      • CHAPTER 4. Modification of Decrees. 2900
    • PART 4. Distribution of Water in Watermaster Service Areas
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 4000-4003
      • CHAPTER 2. Creation of Watermaster Service Areas. 4025-4032
      • CHAPTER 3. Watermasters. 4050-4053
      • CHAPTER 4. Construction and Maintenance of Works and Measuring Devices
        • Article 1. By Owners of Conduits. 4100-4104
        • Article 2. By Owners of Reservoirs. 4125-4126
      • CHAPTER 5. Distribution of Water in Service Areas
        • Article 1. Procedure of Distribution. 4150-4153
        • Article 2. Remedies for Improper Distribution. 4160-4161
      • CHAPTER 6. Offenses. 4175-4178
      • CHAPTER 7. Expenses of Distribution
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 4200-4201
        • Article 2. Statement and Budget. 4225-4228
        • Article 3. Apportionment of Expense. 4251-4254
        • Article 4. Payment and Collection. 4275-4279
        • Article 5. Payment by and Collection From State Agencies and Public Entities. 4300-4305
        • Article 6. Alternative Method of Payment by Owners. 4325-4335
      • CHAPTER 8. The Water Resources Revolving Fund. 4351-4358
      • CHAPTER 9. Alternative Distribution Procedure. 4400-4407
    • PART 5. Recordation of Water Extractions and Diversions. 4999-5009
    • PART 5.1. Statements of Water Diversions and Use. 5100-5107
    • PART 6. Klamath River Basin Compact. 5900-5901
    • PART 7. Oregon-california Goose Lake Interstate Compact. 5950-5951
    • PART 8. California-nevada Interstate Compact. 5975-5976
  • DIVISION 3. Dams and Reservoirs
    • PART 1. Supervision of Dams and Reservoirs
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions. 6000-6008
      • CHAPTER 2. General Provisions. 6025-6031
      • CHAPTER 3. Administrative Provisions. 6052-6056
      • CHAPTER 4. Powers of the Department
        • Article 1. Powers in General. 6075-6081
        • Article 2. Maintenance and Operation. 6100-6102
        • Article 3. Emergency Work. 6110-6113
        • Article 4. Investigations and Studies. 6120-6121
        • Article 5. Action and Procedure to Restrain Violations. 6150-6157
      • CHAPTER 5. Applications
        • Article 1. New Dams and Reservoirs or Enlargements of Dams and Reservoirs. 6200-6206
        • Article 2. Repairs, Alterations or Removals. 6225-6230
        • Article 3. Dams Constructed Prior to August 14, 1929. 6250-6253
        • Article 4. Approval of Applications. 6260-6267
      • CHAPTER 6. Fees. 6300-6309
      • CHAPTER 7. Inspection and Approval
        • Article 1. New or Enlarged Dams and Reservoirs. 6350-6355
        • Article 1.5. Certificates of Approval. 6357-6357.4
        • Article 2. Repaired or Altered Dams and Reservoirs. 6360-6364
        • Article 3. Removal of Dams and Reservoirs. 6370-6372
        • Article 4. Dams Completed Prior to August 14, 1929. 6380-6382
        • Article 5. Complaints as to Unsafe Conditions. 6390-6393
        • Article 6. Inspection During Progress of Work. 6400-6407
      • CHAPTER 8. Offenses and Punishment. 6425-6428
      • CHAPTER 9. Dams Under Construction Prior to August 14, 1929. 6450-6452
      • CHAPTER 10. Dams and Reservoirs Under State Supervision Through 1965 Revisions of Part 1
        • Article 1. Dams and Reservoirs Completed Before 1965 Revisions 6455-6461
        • Article 3. Fees for Dams or Reservoirs Under Construction Before 1965 Revisions. 6470
    • PART 2. Fishways Over Dams. 6500-6501
  • DIVISION 4. Wells, Pumping Plants, Conduits and Streams
    • CHAPTER 1. Joint Use of Wells, Pumpingplants and Conduits
      • Article 1. Definitions. 7000
      • Article 2. Contribution of Expenses of Jointly Used Wells, Pumping Plants or Conduits. 7001-7003
      • Article 3. Proceeding for Declaration of Rights in Jointly Used Wells, Pumping Plants or Conduits. 7005-7010
    • CHAPTER 3. Bridges and Conduits on or Near Highways. 7030-7036
    • CHAPTER 4. Maintenance of Flow in Streams. 7040-7045
    • CHAPTER 4.5. Stream Courses. 7047-7048
    • CHAPTER 5. Cuts in Banks of Streams. 7050-7051
    • CHAPTER 6. Use of Streams as Conduits. 7075
  • DIVISION 5. Flood Control
    • PART 1. Local Flood Control
      • CHAPTER 1. Flood Control by Cities
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 8000-8007
        • Article 2. Preliminary Proceedings. 8010-8016
        • Article 3. Election. 8020-8026
        • Article 4. Bonds. 8030-8039
        • Article 5. Powers of City Council. 8050-8054
        • Article 6. Taxation. 8060-8061
      • CHAPTER 2. Flood Control in Counties
        • Article 1. General Powers Relating to Flood Control. 8100
        • Article 2. Flood Control Work Outside of County. 8101-8106
        • Article 3. County Flood Control Districts. 8110
        • Article 4. Improvement of Non-navigable Streams. 8125-8129
      • CHAPTER 3. Transfer of Storm Drain Improvements, Drainage Improvements, and Drainage Systems to Flood Control Districts
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 8150-8152
        • Article 2. Transfers by Counties. 8155-8158
        • Article 3. Transfers by Cities. 8160-8164
        • Article 4. Cancellation and Refund of Assessments. 8165
      • CHAPTER 4. Local Plans of Flood Protection. 8200-8201
    • PART 2. State Flood Control
      • CHAPTER 1. General Powers of Department of Water Resources. 8300-8307
      • CHAPTER 2. Cooperation in National Flood Insurance Program. 8325-8326
      • CHAPTER 3. Maintenance and Operation at Sacramento River Flood Control Project
        • Article 1. Adoption of Federal Policy. 8350
        • Article 2. Powers and Duties of Department of Water Resources 8360-8362
        • Article 3. Duties and Liabilities of Districts and Public Agencies. 8370-8371
      • CHAPTER 4. Cobey-alquist Flood Plain Management Act
        • Article 1. Declaration of Policy. 8400-8401
        • Article 2. Definitions. 8402
        • Article 3. Review of Flood Plain Management Plans. 8403-8404
        • Article 4. Establishment of Flood Plain Regulations. 8410-8414.2
        • Article 5. Administrative Regulations. 8415
      • CHAPTER 5. Maintenance Costs of Vegetation on Levees. 8450-8457
    • PART 3. Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District
      • CHAPTER 1. Creation and Boundaries. 8500-8504
    • PART 4. The Central Valley Flood Protection Board
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions and General Provisions
        • Article 1. Definitions. 8520-8523
        • Article 2. General Provisions. 8525-8539
      • CHAPTER 2. Administrative Provisions
        • Article 1. The Board. 8550-8578
        • Article 2. Employees. 8580
        • Article 2. Employees. 8580
        • Article 3. Administration of Oaths. 8585
      • CHAPTER 3. Powers, Duties and Jurisdiction
        • Article 1. General Powers. 8590-8613
        • Article 2. Cooperation With the United States. 8615-8623
        • Article 3. Levees. 8630-8647
        • Article 3.5. Urgent Levee Repair Funded Through General Obligation Bonds. 8650-8650.8
        • Article 4. Lease and Sale of Property. 8655-8679
        • Article 5. Cooperation Between Board and Department of Water Resources. 8685-8698
        • Article 6. Encroachments on Flood Control Works. 8700-8709.7
        • Article 7. Approval of Plans. 8710-8723
      • CHAPTER 4. Hearings, Depositions and Notices. 8730-8742
      • CHAPTER 5. Assessments
        • Article 1. In General. 8750-8774
        • Article 2. Assessors and Assessment. 8775-8790
        • Article 3. Reapportionment of Assessments. 8795-8805
        • Article 4. Assessment Lists. 8810-8833
        • Article 5. Maps. 8835-8846
        • Article 6. Collection and Delinquencies. 8850-8864
      • CHAPTER 6. Sale of Land for Delinquent Assessments. 8870-8890
      • CHAPTER 7. Finances
        • Article 3. Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District Refunding Act. 8935-8946
        • Article 4. Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District Fund 8950-8952
        • Article 5. Funds of Defunct Sacramento Drainage District. 8953
        • Article 6. Warrants. 8955-8982
        • Article 7. Claims. 8990-8991
      • CHAPTER 8. Districts and Persons Within Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District
        • Article 1. Flood Control Works, Purchases and Compensation. 8995-9006
        • Article 2. Application of Compensation. 9010-9021
        • Article 3. Exchange of Warrants. 9025-9031
        • Article 4. Assessments. 9035-9037
        • Article 5. Land Subject to Lien of Assessment No 9040-9048
      • CHAPTER 9. Reports
        • Article 1. Definitions. 9110
        • Article 2. State Reports. 9120-9122
        • Article 3. Levee Flood Protection Zone Maps. 9130
        • Article 4. Local Reports. 9140-9142
      • CHAPTER 9. Reports
        • Article 1. Definitions. 9110
        • Article 2. State Reports. 9120-9122
        • Article 3. Levee Flood Protection Zone Maps. 9130
        • Article 4. Local Reports. 9140-9142
    • PART 5. Reclamation Board Bond Act
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions. 9250-9252
      • CHAPTER 2. General Provisions. 9260-9266
      • CHAPTER 3. Validating Proceedings. 9275-9282
      • CHAPTER 4. Assessments. 9305-9320
      • CHAPTER 5. Bond Elections
        • Article 1. In General. 9330-9345
        • Article 2. Polling Places, Notices and Board of Election. 9355-9369
        • Article 3. Voting Lists and Ballots. 9375-9379
        • Article 4. Canvass and Contest. 9385-9389
      • CHAPTER 6. Bonds
        • Article 1. In General. 9395-9405
        • Article 2. Form of Bond. 9410-9411
        • Article 3. Validating Proceedings. 9415
        • Article 4. Sale of Bonds. 9440-9450
        • Article 5. Payment of Principal, Interest and Redemption. 9455-9461
        • Article 6. Funds and Warrants. 9465-9478
        • Article 7. Annual Installments. 9485-9497
        • Article 8. Bond Record. 9505-9506
        • Article 9. Refunding Bonds. 9510-9527
      • CHAPTER 7. Sale of Land for Delinquent Installments
        • Article 1. Notice and Sale. 9535-9544
        • Article 2. Purchase and Sale of Land by the Drainage District 9550-9558
        • Article 3. Redemption and Conveyancing of Lands. 9565-9571
        • Article 4. Disposition of Proceeds. 9575-9577
    • PART 6. Central Valley Flood Protection
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 9600-9603
      • CHAPTER 2. Plan Development. 9610-9616
      • CHAPTER 3. Plan Implementation. 9620-9625
    • PART 8. Project Levee Upgrades. 9650-9651
  • DIVISION 6. Conservation, Development, and Utilization of State Water Resources
    • PART 1. Adoption of State Water Plan. 10000-10003
    • PART 1.5. The California Water Plan
      • CHAPTER 1. The California Water Plan. 10004-10013
      • CHAPTER 2. California Irrigation Management Information System. 10015-10016
    • PART 2. Appropriation of Water by Department of Water Resources. 10500-10506
    • PART 2.1. Agricultural Water Conservation and Management Act of 1992. 10520-10523
    • PART 2.2. Integrated Regional Water Management Plans
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 10530
      • CHAPTER 2. Legislative Findings and Declarations. 10531
      • CHAPTER 3. Definitions. 10532-10539
      • CHAPTER 4. Integrated Regional Water Management Plans. 10540-10543
      • CHAPTER 5. Funding for Qualified Projects and Programs. 10544-10547
      • CHAPTER 6. Miscellaneous. 10548-10550
    • PART 2.3. Stormwater Resource Planning. 10560-10564
    • PART 2.5. South Fork American River. 10600-10607
    • PART 2.55. Sustainable Water Use and Demand Reduction
      • CHAPTER 1. General Declarations and Policy. 10608-10608.8
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 10608.12
      • CHAPTER 3. Urban Retail Water Suppliers. 10608.16-10608.44
      • CHAPTER 4. Agricultural Water Suppliers. 10608.48
      • CHAPTER 5. Sustainable Water Management. 10608.50
      • CHAPTER 6. Standardized Data Collection. 10608.52
      • CHAPTER 7. Funding Provisions. 10608.56-10608.60
      • CHAPTER 8. Quantifying Agricultural Water Use Efficiency. 10608.64
    • PART 2.6. Urban Water Management Planning
      • CHAPTER 1. General Declaration and Policy. 10610-10610.4
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 10611-10617
      • CHAPTER 3. Urban Water Management Plans
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 10620-10621
        • Article 2. Contents of Plans. 10630-10634
        • Article 2.5. Water Service Reliability. 10635
        • Article 3. Adoption and Implementation of Plans. 10640-10645
      • CHAPTER 4. Miscellaneous Provisions. 10650-10656
    • PART 2.7. Groundwater Resources. 10700-10717
    • PART 2.75. Groundwater Management
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 10750-10750.10
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 10752
      • CHAPTER 3. Groundwater Management Plans. 10753-10753.10
      • CHAPTER 4. Finances. 10754-10754.3
      • CHAPTER 5. Miscellaneous. 10755-10755.4
    • PART 2.76. Groundwater Quality Monitoring. 10780-10782.3
    • PART 2.78. Local Groundwater Management Assistance Act of 2000. 10795-10795.20
    • PART 2.8. Agricultural Water Management Planning
      • CHAPTER 1. General Declarations and Policy. 10800-10802
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 10810-10817
      • CHAPTER 3. Agricultural Water Management Plans
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 10820-10821
        • Article 2. Contents of Plans. 10825-10829
        • Article 3. Adoption and Implementation of Plans. 10840-10845
      • CHAPTER 4. Miscellaneous Provisions. 10850-10853
    • PART 2.9. Efficient Water Management Practices for Agricultural Water Suppliers. 10900-10904
    • PART 2.10. Water Supply Planning to Support Existing and Planned Future Uses. 10910-10915
    • PART 2.11. Groundwater Monitoring
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 10920-10922
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 10925
      • CHAPTER 3. Groundwater Monitoring Program. 10927-10936
    • PART 3. Central Valley Project
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
        • Article 1. Definitions. 11100-11107
        • Article 2. Statement of Policy. 11125-11128
        • Article 3. Use of State Property. 11130-11131
        • Article 4. Aid From State Agencies or other Sources. 11135-11141
        • Article 5. Record of Proceedings and Report to Governor. 11155
        • Article 6. Cooperation by State Officials. 11160
      • CHAPTER 2. Description of the Project
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 11200-11201
        • Article 2. Shasta Dam. 11205-11209
        • Article 3. Contra Costa Conduit. 11215-11216
        • Article 4. San Joaquin Pumping System. 11220
        • Article 5. Friant Dam. 11225-11227
        • Article 6. Madera Canal. 11230-11231
        • Article 7. Friant-kern Canal. 11235-11237
        • Article 8. Tehama-colusa Conduit. 11240-11242
        • Article 9. Tehama-butte Conduit. 11250-11251
        • Article 9.1. Hogan Dam. 11252-11254
        • Article 9.2. Los Banos Grandes Reservoir. 11255-11257
        • Article 9.3. Groundwater Storage. 11258
        • Article 9.5. Feather River and Sacramento-san Joaquin Delta Diversion Projects. 11260-11261
        • Article 9.6. American River Development. 11265
        • Article 9.7. North Bay Aqueduct. 11270-11271
        • Article 9.9. Black Butte Dam and Reservoir. 11276
        • Article 10. Additional Units. 11290
        • Article 11. Additional Plants and Works. 11295
      • CHAPTER 3. The Department of Water Resources
        • Article 1. Administrative Provisions. 11419-11420
        • Article 2. General Powers and Duties. 11450-11455
        • Article 3. Limitation of Powers. 11460-11465
      • CHAPTER 4. Cooperation With the United States. 11500
      • CHAPTER 5. Construction of Project by the Department of Water Resources
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 11550-11556
        • Article 2. Time of Construction. 11560
        • Article 3. Sequence of Units. 11565-11567
      • CHAPTER 6. Acquisition and Disposal of Property
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 11575-11578
        • Article 2. Eminent Domain Proceedings. 11580-11588
        • Article 3. Acquiring Facilities of Public Utilities and State Agencies. 11590-11592
        • Article 4. Disposition of Property. 11595
      • CHAPTER 7. Contracts
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 11625-11628
        • Article 2. Contracts With State Agencies. 11650-11656
        • Article 3. Additional Provisions Relating to Contracts With State Agencies. 11661-11664
        • Article 4. Contracts other than With State Agencies. 11670-11671
      • CHAPTER 8. Bonds
        • Article 1. Authorization to Issue and Reduction of Aggregate Amount. 11700-11701
        • Article 2. General Provisions. 11705-11714
        • Article 3. Payment From Revenue. 11720-11723
        • Article 4. Bond Form and Terms. 11730-11740
        • Article 5. Issuance and Sale. 11750-11755
        • Article 6. Disposition of Proceeds From Bond Sale. 11760-11762
        • Article 7. Payment of Principal and Interest. 11770-11772
        • Article 8. Retirement of Bonds. 11780-11784
      • CHAPTER 9. Finances
        • Article 1. General Financial Provisions. 11800-11807
        • Article 2. Construction Fund. 11810-11814
        • Article 3. Revenue Fund. 11815-11823
        • Article 4. Reserve Funds. 11830-11832
        • Article 5. Warrants. 11835
        • Article 6. Investment and Use of Surplus Money. 11840-11842
        • Article 7. Insurance and Indemnity Bonds. 11850-11855
      • CHAPTER 10. Fish and Wildlife and Recreation in Connection With State Water Projects
        • Article 1. State Policy. 11900-11901
        • Article 2. Definitions. 11903
        • Article 3. Application. 11905
        • Article 4. Planning and Construction of Projects. 11910-11915.5
        • Article 5. Powers and Duties of the Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Natural Resources. 11917-11920
        • Article 5.5. Recreation and Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Bond Act. 11922-11922.9
        • Article 6. Short Title. 11925
      • CHAPTER 11. Water Conservation and Reclamation Projects
        • Article 1. Policy. 11950-11954
        • Article 2. Statewide Water Conservation. 11960-11965
        • Article 3. Conservation in the State Water Resources Development System. 11970-11976
        • Article 4. Administration. 11980-11985
    • PART 4. Co-operation and Contracts Between Private Entities and the United States. 12000-12017
    • PART 4.3. Washoe Project Water Supply Contracts. 12050-12057
    • PART 4.5. Sacramento-san Joaquin Delta
      • CHAPTER 1. General Policy. 12200-12205
      • CHAPTER 2. The Delta. 12220
      • CHAPTER 3. Sacramento-san Joaquin Delta Levees
        • Article 1. Plan for Improvement. 12225
        • Article 2. Construction. 12226-12226.2
        • Article 3. Short Title. 12227
    • PART 4.6. San Joaquin River. 12230-12233
    • PART 4.7. Special Projects
      • CHAPTER 1. Feather River Recreation. 12250-12255
    • PART 4.8. Delta Flood Protection
      • CHAPTER 1. Delta Flood Protection Fund. 12300-12303
      • CHAPTER 1.5. Environmental Mitigation and Protection Requirements. 12306-12307
      • CHAPTER 2. Special Flood Control Projects. 12310-12318
    • PART 5. The Colorado River Board of California
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions. 12500-12503
      • CHAPTER 2. The Board. 12510-12519
      • CHAPTER 3. The Commissioner. 12525-12533
      • CHAPTER 4. Employees. 12540-12541
      • CHAPTER 5. The Colorado River Fund. 12550-12552
      • CHAPTER 6. Warrants. 12553
      • CHAPTER 7. Colorado River Management Program. 12560-12565
    • PART 6. Water Development Projects
      • CHAPTER 1. Investigation of Projects
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12570
        • Article 2. Definitions. 12571-12573
        • Article 3. Declarations of Policy. 12578-12586
        • Article 4. Administrative Provisions. 12601-12612
        • Article 5. Investigation of Water Development Projects. 12616-12634.3
      • CHAPTER 2. Approved Projects
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 12639-12643
        • Article 2. Projects in the Sacramento-san Joaquin Watersheds. 12645-12670.23
        • Article 3. Projects in other Watersheds. 12671-12749.98
        • Article 4. Small Flood Control Projects. 12750-12751
      • CHAPTER 3. Financing of Projects
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 12800-12803
        • Article 2. Extent and Method of Allocations. 12825-12832
      • CHAPTER 3.5. Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation in Connection With Flood Control and Watershed Protection Projects
        • Article 1. State Policy. 12840-12842
        • Article 2. Responsibilities of State Agencies. 12843-12846
        • Article 3. State Financial Assistance. 12847-12848
        • Article 4. Powers and Duties of Local Agencies. 12849
      • CHAPTER 4. Watershed Protection Flood Prevention Projects
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12850
        • Article 2. Definitions. 12851-12854
        • Article 3. Declaration of Policy. 12860-12861
        • Article 4. Declaration of Intent. 12865-12868
        • Article 5. Procedure for Allocation. 12870-12875
      • CHAPTER 4.5. Maintenance Areas
        • Article 1. Formation of Maintenance Areas. 12878-12878.21
        • Article 2. Dissolution of Maintenance Areas. 12878.22
        • Article 3. Modification of Maintenance Areas. 12878.23-12878.24
        • Article 4. Assessments for Maintenance and Operation 12878.25-12878.40
        • Article 5. Administration of Maintenance Area Funds. 12878.41-12878.45
      • CHAPTER 4.7. Water Conservation Bond Law of 1988
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 12879-12879.2
        • Article 2. Water Conservation Program. 12879.3-12879.6
        • Article 3. Fiscal Provisions. 12879.7-12879.17
      • CHAPTER 5. State Financial Assistance for Local Projects
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12880
        • Article 2. General Provisions. 12881-12881.4
        • Article 3. Procedure. 12882-12882.5
        • Article 4. Qualifications Generally. 12883-12883.4
        • Article 5. Grants. 12884-12884.2
        • Article 6. Loans. 12885-12885.9
        • Article 7. State Participation in Projects. 12886-12886.6
        • Article 8. Powers of Public Agencies. 12887-12888
        • Article 9. Public Agency Election. 12889-12889.2
        • Article 10. Administrative Provisions. 12890-12893
      • CHAPTER 5.5. Local Agency Bond Payments. 12894-12894.8
      • CHAPTER 6. State Cooperation With the Federal Government on State Water Projects. 12895-12898
      • CHAPTER 6.5. State Water Resources Development System Rights-of-way. 12899-12899.11
      • CHAPTER 7. California Water Fund
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 12900-12901
        • Article 2. The California Water Fund. 12910-12915
      • CHAPTER 7.5. Protection of Ground Water Basins
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12920
        • Article 2. Definitions. 12921-12921.3
        • Article 3. Declaration of Policy. 12922-12922.1
        • Article 4. Declaration of Intent. 12923-12924
      • CHAPTER 7.6. Groundwater Recharge Facilities Financing
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12925
        • Article 2. Declaration of Policy. 12926
        • Article 3. Definitions. 12927
        • Article 4. Loans. 12928-12928.6
      • CHAPTER 7.7. Environmental Water Act of 1989
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 12929-12929.2
        • Article 2. Environmental Water Fund. 12929.10-12929.15
        • Article 3. Environmental Water Program. 12929.20-12929.27
        • Article 4. Water Quality Program. 12929.30-12929.31
        • Article 5. Administrative Provisions. 12929.40-12929.46
      • CHAPTER 8. Water Resources Development Bonds. 12930-12944
      • CHAPTER 8.5. Local Distribution Facilities. 12944.5-12944.7
      • CHAPTER 9. Saline Water Conversion
        • Article 1. Short Title. 12945
        • Article 2. Declaration of Policy. 12946-12947
        • Article 3. State Participation. 12948-12949.6
    • PART 7. Project Costs for Local Governmental Services. 12950-12961
    • PART 8. Water Agency Recreational Facilities. 12970-12973
    • PART 9. Delta Levee Maintenance. 12980-12995
    • PART 11. Tamarisk Plant Control. 12999
  • DIVISION 7. Water Quality
    • CHAPTER 1. Policy. 13000-13002
    • CHAPTER 1.5. Short Title. 13020
    • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 13050-13051
    • CHAPTER 3. State Water Quality Control
      • Article 1. State Water Resources Control Board. 13100
      • Article 3. State Policy for Water Quality Control. 13140-13148
      • Article 4. Other Powers and Duties of the State Board. 13160-13193.9
      • Article 5. Electronic Submission of Reports. 13195-13197.5
    • CHAPTER 4. Regional Water Quality Control
      • Article 1. Organization and Membership of Regional Boards. 13200-13208
      • Article 2. General Provisions Relating to Powers and Duties of Regional Boards. 13220-13228.15
      • Article 3. Regional Water Quality Control Plans. 13240-13248
      • Article 4. Waste Discharge Requirements. 13260-13275
      • Article 5. Individual Disposal Systems. 13280-13286.9
    • CHAPTER 4.5. Onsite Sewage Treatment Systems. 13290-13291.7
    • CHAPTER 4.7. Fairness and Due Process. 13292
    • CHAPTER 5. Enforcement and Implementation
      • Article 1. Administrative Enforcement and Remedies. 13300-13308
      • Article 2. Administrative Review by the State Board. 13320-13321
      • Article 2.5. Administrative Civil Liability. 13323-13328
      • Article 3. Judicial Review and Enforcement. 13330-13331.2
      • Article 4. Summary Judicial Abatement. 13340
      • Article 5. Civil Monetary Remedies. 13350-13351
      • Article 6. General Provisions Relating to Enforcement and Review. 13360-13362
      • Article 7. Hazardous Substance Removal and Remedial Action Charges. 13365
    • CHAPTER 5.2. Preproduction Plastic Debris Program. 13367
    • CHAPTER 5.4. Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. 13369
    • CHAPTER 5.5. Compliance With the Provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act as Amended in 1972. 13370-13389
    • CHAPTER 5.6. Bay Protection and Toxic Cleanup. 13390-13396.9
    • CHAPTER 5.7. Drainage From Abandoned Mines. 13397-13398.9
    • CHAPTER 5.8. Minor Violations. 13399-13399.3
    • CHAPTER 5.9. The Storm Water Enforcement Act of 1998. 13399.25-13399.43
    • CHAPTER 6. State Financial Assistance
      • Article 1. State Water Quality Control Fund. 13400-13401
      • Article 2. Loans to Local Agencies. 13410-13418
      • Article 2.5. Guarantees for Local Agency Bonds. 13425-13433
      • Article 3. State Water Pollution Cleanup and Abatement Account. 13440-13443
    • CHAPTER 6.1. Water Conservation and Water Quality Bond Law of 1986. 13450-13469
    • CHAPTER 6.5. State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund. 13475-13485
    • CHAPTER 7. Water Reclamation
      • Article 1. Short Title. 13500
      • Article 2. Declaration of Policy. 13510-13512
      • Article 3. State Assistance. 13515
      • Article 4. Regulation of Reclamation. 13520-13529.4
      • Article 5. Surveys and Investigations. 13530
      • Article 6. Waste Well Regulation. 13540-13541
      • Article 7. Water Reuse. 13550-13557
    • CHAPTER 7.3. Direct and Indirect Potable Reuse. 13560-13569
    • CHAPTER 7.5. Water Recycling Act of 1991. 13575-13583
    • CHAPTER 8. Federal Assistance for Treatment Facilities. 13600-13609
    • CHAPTER 8.5. Perchlorate. 13610-13613
    • CHAPTER 9. Waste Water Treatment Plant Classification and Operator Certification. 13625-13633
    • CHAPTER 10. Water Wells and Cathodic Protection Wells
      • Article 1. Declaration of Policy. 13700-13701
      • Article 2. Definitions. 13710-13713
      • Article 3. Reports. 13750.5-13755
      • Article 4. Quality Control. 13800-13806
    • CHAPTER 10.2. California Safe Drinking Water Bond Law of 1984 13810-13845
    • CHAPTER 10.5. California Safe Drinking Water Bond Law of 1976 13850-13875
    • CHAPTER 10.6. California Safe Drinking Water Grant Program. 13880-13892
    • CHAPTER 10.7. California Safe Drinking Water Bond Law of 1986. 13895-13898.5
    • CHAPTER 11. Discharges From Houseboats on or in the Waters of the State. 13900-13908
    • CHAPTER 12. Special Water Quality Provisions. 13950-13952.5
    • CHAPTER 12.2. San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Drain. 13953-13953.4
    • CHAPTER 12.5. Clean Water and Water Conservation Bond Law of 1978. 13955-13969
    • CHAPTER 13. Clean Water Bond Law of 1970. 13970-13983
    • CHAPTER 14. Clean Water Bond Law of 1974
      • Article 1. Short Title, Legislative Declarations, and General Definitions. 13985-13998
    • CHAPTER 15. Clean Water Bond Law of 1984. 13999-13999.19
    • CHAPTER 16. California Safe Drinking Water Bond Law of 1988
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 14000-14004
      • Article 2. California Safe Drinking Water Program. 14010-14029
      • Article 3. Fiscal Provisions. 14030-14040
    • CHAPTER 17. Clean Water and Water Reclamation Bond Law of 1988
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 14050-14052
      • Article 2. Clean Water and Water Reclamation Bond Program. 14055-14061
      • Article 3. Fiscal Provisions. 14065-14076
    • CHAPTER 22. Graywater Systems. 14875-14877.3
    • CHAPTER 23. The San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Act
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 14900-14902
      • Article 2. The San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Program. 14903-14920
    • CHAPTER 24. Shellfish Protection Act of 1993. 14950-14958
    • CHAPTER 27. California Watershed Improvement Act of 2009. 16100-16104
  • DIVISION 10. Financial Supervision of Districts
    • CHAPTER 2. Compensation of Water District Directors. 20200-20207
    • CHAPTER 3. Water District Taxes. 20220
  • DIVISION 11. Irrigation Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 20500
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 20510-20543
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 20560-20573
      • CHAPTER 4. State Public Land. 20590-20594
      • CHAPTER 5. Information by Department. 20625-20627
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition for Formation
        • Article 1. Petitioners and Land. 20700-20702
        • Article 2. Petition. 20720-20724
        • Article 3. Publication. 20740-20742
      • CHAPTER 2. Hearings on Formation
        • Article 1. Preliminary Hearing. 20800-20806
        • Article 2. Reference to Department. 20820-20824
        • Article 3. Final Hearing. 20840-20850
      • CHAPTER 3. Election on Formation
        • Article 1. Calling of Election. 20890-20896
        • Article 2. Conduct of Election. 20910-20916
        • Article 3. Contest of Election. 20930-20938
      • CHAPTER 4. Establishment of District. 20960-20963
      • CHAPTER 5. Change of Name. 20980-20982
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Officers
        • Article 1. Qualification and Tenure. 21100-21104
        • Article 2. Consolidation and Segregation. 21120-21124
        • Article 3. Official Bonds. 21141-21147
        • Article 4. Compensation. 21165-21166.5
        • Article 5. Deputies and Employees. 21185-21190
        • Article 6. Misconduct. 21196
      • CHAPTER 2. Selecting Officers in Certain Cases
        • Article 1. Appointments to Fill Vacancies. 21265-21266
        • Article 2. Appointments in Certain Districts. 21285
      • CHAPTER 3. The Board. 21375-21387
      • CHAPTER 4. District Office. 21400-21405
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
        • Article 1. Divisions and Methods of Electing Directors. 21550-21562.5
        • Article 2. Abolition and Reestablishment of Divisions. 21575-21587
        • Article 3. Division and Precinct Boundaries. 21605-21608
      • CHAPTER 4. Bond Elections. 21925-21935
    • PART 5. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. Powers and Purposes Generally
        • Article 1. Water. 22075-22079
        • Article 1.5. Watermaster Service. 22080-22089.5
        • Article 2. Drainage. 22095-22099
        • Article 3. Electric Power. 22115-22124
        • Article 4. Pension and Retirement Systems. 22140-22144
        • Article 5. Flood Control. 22160-22162
        • Article 6. Sewage Disposal. 22170-22180
        • Article 7. Recreational Facilities. 22185-22186
      • CHAPTER 2. Powers
        • Article 1. Powers Generally. 22225-22235
        • Article 2. Water Distribution. 22250-22264
        • Article 3. Charges. 22280-22284
        • Article 5. Supervision by Department. 22335-22338
      • CHAPTER 3. Property
        • Article 1. Acquisition of Property. 22425-22438
        • Article 2. Eminent Domain. 22456-22458
        • Article 3. Power Lines on Public Property. 22475-22478
        • Article 4. Disposition of Property. 22500-22506
        • Article 5. Lease of Works. 22525-22530
        • Article 6. Water Leases for Mechanical Purposes. 22550-22561
      • CHAPTER 4. Controversies
        • Article 1. Actions and Proceedings. 22650-22655
        • Article 2. Validating Proceedings. 22670
        • Article 3. Limitations. 22700-22701
        • Article 4. Public Liability. 22727
        • Article 5. Settlement of Damages to Water Rights of State Land. 22750-22762
      • CHAPTER 5. Provisions Pertaining only to 500,000-acre Districts
        • Article 1. Introduction. 22825-22826
        • Article 2. Internal Organization. 22840-22849
        • Article 3. Flood Protection. 22875-22879
        • Article 5. Assessments. 22950
        • Article 6. Miscellaneous Provisions. 22960-22961
        • Article 7. Runoff Elections. 22970-22970.35
      • CHAPTER 6. Provisions Pertaining only to the El Dorado Irrigation District. 22975-22977
      • CHAPTER 7. Provisions Pertaining only to the Merced Irrigation District and the East Contra Costa Irrigation District. 22980-22982
    • PART 6. Cooperation
      • CHAPTER 1. Joint Property. 23100
      • CHAPTER 2. Cooperation With United States
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 23175-23179
        • Article 2. Contracts With United States. 23195-23204
        • Article 3. Approval of Federal Contracts. 23220-23225
        • Article 4. Federal Contract Assessments. 23240-23245
        • Article 5. Construction of Works for United States. 23260-23264
        • Article 6. Borrowing From United States. 23280-23289
        • Article 7. County Water Districts as Irrigation Districts. 23300-23302
      • CHAPTER 3. Cooperation With other Districts
        • Article 1. Cooperation With Districts in other States. 23375-23383
        • Article 2. Cooperation With County Water Districts. 23450-23465
    • PART 6.5. Distribution Districts in Irrigation Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. Formation
        • Article 1. Petition for Formation. 23500-23506
        • Article 2. Plans and Estimate of Assessment. 23510-23512
        • Article 3. Hearing on Formation. 23520-23524
        • Article 4. Formation and Assessment. 23530-23535
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion and Exclusion of Land
        • Article 1. Inclusion of Land. 23540-23542
        • Article 2. Exclusion of Land. 23545-23549
      • CHAPTER 3. Functioning of Distribution Districts
        • Article 1. Distribution District Management. 23550-23553
        • Article 2. Distribution District Warrants. 23560
        • Article 3. Actions and Proceedings. 23570-23571
      • CHAPTER 4. Dissolution of Distribution Districts. 23580-23583
    • PART 7. Improvement Districts in Irrigation Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. Formation
        • Article 1. Petition for Formation. 23600-23608
        • Article 2. Plans and Estimate of Assessment. 23625-23627
        • Article 3. Hearing on Formation. 23645-23651
        • Article 4. Formation and Assessment. 23665-23674
      • CHAPTER 2. Alternative Procedure for Formation
        • Article 1. Proposal by Board. 23750-23753
        • Article 2. Hearing and Formation. 23770-23776
        • CHAPTER 2A. Revenue Improvement Districts. 23800-23811
      • CHAPTER 3. Further Assessments and Inclusion
        • Article 1. Supplemental Assessments. 23850-23851
        • Article 2. Assessment for New Purposes. 23865
        • Article 3. Inclusion of Land. 23875-23879
      • CHAPTER 3.5. Alternative Provisions for the Formation of Improvement Districts and the Issuance of Bonds Therefor. 23900-23917
      • CHAPTER 4. Functioning of Improvement Districts
        • Article 1. Improvement District Management. 23950-23956
        • Article 2. Improvement District Warrants. 23975-23981
        • Article 3. Advance Payment of Assessments. 24000-24004
        • Article 4. Actions and Proceedings. 24020-24021
      • CHAPTER 5. Dissolution of Improvement Districts. 24100-24103
    • PART 8. Financial Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. General Financial Provisions
        • Article 1. Creation of Liabilities. 24250-24253
        • Article 2. Settlements and Statements. 24270-24275
      • CHAPTER 2. Deposits
        • Article 1. Deposits Generally. 24350-24352
        • Article 2. Deposits in County Treasury. 24370-24373
        • Article 3. Special Accounts. 24390-24393
      • CHAPTER 3. Funds
        • Article 1. Funds Generally. 24475-24486
        • Article 2. Payment and Purchase of Bonds. 24500-24507
        • Article 2.5. Distribution District Funds. 24510-24513
        • Article 3. Improvement District Funds. 24525-24530
      • CHAPTER 4. Warrants
        • Article 1. Payment of Claims. 24600-24604
        • Article 2. Warrants Payable at Future Times. 24625-24636
        • Article 3. Registration of Warrants. 24650-24675.1
      • CHAPTER 5. Provisions Applicable to Bonds and Warrants
        • Article 1. Surrender of Bonds and Warrants. 24735-24738
        • Article 2. Modification of Bonds and Warrants. 24760-24771
    • PART 9. Bonds
      • CHAPTER 1. Construction Bonds. 24950-24963
      • CHAPTER 2. Refunding Bonds
        • Article 1. General Refunding Provisions. 25035-25041
        • Article 2. Refunding Bond Sinking Fund. 25060-25068
        • Article 3. Authorized Refunding Modification. 25091-25092
        • Article 4. Unauthorized Refunding Modification. 25110-25119
      • CHAPTER 3. General Bond Provisions
        • Article 1. Bond Terms. 25200-25219
        • Article 2. Payment Solely From Revenue. 25240-25245
        • Article 3. Allocation of Revenue to Bond Payment. 25260-25264
        • Article 4. Allocation of Revenue to Reserve Fund. 25280
        • Article 5. Callable Bonds. 25300-25304
        • Article 6. Bond Issuance. 25325-25336
        • Article 7. Bond Cancellation. 25350-25354
      • CHAPTER 4. Issuance of Bonds Pursuant to the Revenue Bond Law of 1941. 25400-25402
    • PART 10. Assessments
      • CHAPTER 1. Assessment
        • Article 1. Assessment Book. 25500-25509
        • Article 2. Land Escaping Assessment. 25525-25528
        • Article 3. Equalization. 25550-25559
      • CHAPTER 2. Levy
        • Article 1. Amount of Assessments Generally. 25650-25656
        • Article 2. Completion Assessments. 25670-25679
        • Article 3. Particular Purpose Assessments. 25700-25705
        • Article 4. Emergency Assessments. 25725
      • CHAPTER 3. Assessment Rate
        • Article 1. Regular Rate. 25800-25809
        • Article 2. Special Rate. 25825-25835
      • CHAPTER 4. Collection
        • Article 1. Collection Generally. 25925-25932
        • Article 2. Installments. 25950-25953
        • Article 3. Segregation Before Delinquency. 25975-25987
        • Article 4. Modification and Refund of Assessments. 26000-26003
      • CHAPTER 5. Delinquency
        • Article 1. Date and Penalties for Delinquency. 26075-26083
        • Article 2. Publication of List of Delinquencies. 26100-26108
        • Article 3. Assessment Sale. 26125-26138
      • CHAPTER 6. Redemption and Its Termination
        • Article 1. Redemption Generally. 26225-26232
        • Article 2. Partial Redemption. 26250-26259
        • Article 3. Deed on Termination of Redemption. 26275-26280
        • Article 3.5. Redemption after Collector's Deed. 26290
        • Article 4. Effect of Deed. 26300-26307
        • Article 5. Recordation of Deed to District. 26325-26326
      • CHAPTER 7. Assessment and Collection by County
        • Article 1. Assessment and Levy by County. 26500-26504
        • Article 2. Collection by County. 26525-26529
        • Article 3. Supervision by District Attorney and Attorney General. 26550-26553
      • CHAPTER 8. Alternative Procedure for Assessment and Collection by County
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 26600-26606
        • Article 2. Assessment and Equalization. 26625-26631
        • Article 3. Collection. 26650-26658
      • CHAPTER 9. Collection, Payment in Lieu of Assessment and Distribution of Water by Public Agencies. 26670-26677
    • PART 11. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion
        • Article 1. Petition and Notice. 26875
    • PART 12. Repeals. 29975-29978
  • DIVISION 12. County Water Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 30000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 30010-30027
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 30060-30068
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition for Formation. 30200-30205
      • CHAPTER 2. Notice of Hearing on Formation. 30230-30232
      • CHAPTER 3. Hearing on Formation. 30260-30265
      • CHAPTER 4. Election on Formation. 30290-30297
      • CHAPTER 5. Establishment of District. 30320-30325
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Officers and Employees Generally
        • Article 1. Directors. 30500-30516
        • Article 2. The Board. 30520-30530
        • Article 3. Other Officers and Employees. 30540-30547
      • CHAPTER 2. Board and Officer Activities. 30575-30586
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. Elections Generally. 30700-30700.6
      • CHAPTER 2. Election of Directors
        • Article 1. Creation of Divisions. 30730-30735
        • Article 3. Preparation for Election. 30773-30782
      • CHAPTER 3. Initiative; Referendum; Recall. 30830-30831
    • PART 5. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. Powers and Purposes Generally
        • Article 1. Powers Generally. 31000-31016
        • Article 2. Water. 31020-31035.1
        • Article 3. Property Generally. 31040-31054
        • Article 4. Construction on Rights of Way. 31060-31062
        • Article 5. Controversies. 31080-31088
        • Article 6. Sewer Facilities. 31100-31106
        • Article 6.5. Sewer and Garbage Facilities in the Calaveras County Water District. 31110-31113
        • Article 7. Fire Protection. 31120
        • Article 8. Recreational Facilities. 31130-31133
        • Article 9. Sanitation Service. 31135-31142
        • Article 9.3. Alameda County Water District. 31142.20-31142.39
        • Article 9.5. San Lorenzo Valley Water District. 31143-31143.5
        • Article 9.6. Lompico County Water District. 31144-31144.6
        • Article 9.7. Malaga County Water District. 31144.7-31144.79
        • Article 10. Stinson Beach County Water District. 31145-31149
        • Article 11. Power Generation. 31149.1-31149.7
      • CHAPTER 2. Cooperation
        • Article 1. Cooperation Under Irrigation District Federal Cooperation Law. 31150-31162
        • Article 2. Water Service to Indian Land. 31175
        • Article 3. Inclusion in Municipal Utility District. 31180-31182
    • PART 6. Financial Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. General Financial Provisions
        • Article 1. In General. 31300-31310
        • Article 2. Settlements and Statements. 31320-31322
        • Article 3. Investments. 31335-31339
      • CHAPTER 2. Bonds
        • Article 1. Notice. 31370-31372
        • Article 2. Hearing. 31385-31393
        • Article 3. Election. 31405-31416
        • Article 4. Issuance. 31425-31429
        • Article 5. Refunding. 31440-31446
        • Article 6. Callable Bonds. 31460-31461
        • Article 7. Revenue Bonds. 31480-31482
      • CHAPTER 3. Adoption of Improvement Acts
        • Article 1. Authorization of Improvements. 31500-31506
        • Article 2. Definition of Improvement Act Terms. 31520-31529
        • Article 3. Engineer of Work. 31545-31548
      • CHAPTER 4. Improvement Districts. 31575-31579
      • CHAPTER 5. Alternative Procedure for Formation of Improvement Districts
        • Article 1. In General. 31585-31586
        • Article 2. Formation and Projects. 31595-31611
        • Article 3. Taxes. 31615-31618
      • CHAPTER 6. Kings County Water District Improvement District. 31625
      • CHAPTER 7. Coachella Valley Water District Water Replenishment Assessments. 31630-31639
    • PART 7. Taxes
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
        • Article 1. In General. 31650-31653
        • Article 2. Special Rate. 31665-31675
        • Article 3. Taxation Within the Kings County Water District. 31680
      • CHAPTER 2. Main Tax Procedure. 31700-31709
      • [CHAPTER 3. Alternative Tax Procedure ]
        • [Article 5. Collections Generally]. 31805
        • [Article 6. Collection by the Assessor]. 31822
    • PART 8. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Exclusion. 32200
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion. 32400
      • CHAPTER 3. Inclusion in Improvement Districts. 32550-32554
    • PART 8.2. Coachella Valley Water District. 32600-32603
    • PART 9. Coachella Merger
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 33100-33106
      • CHAPTER 2. The Merger. 33115-33121
      • CHAPTER 3. Operation of Surviving District. 33135-33146
      • CHAPTER 4. Storm Water Unit. 33160-33162
    • PART 9.1. Costa Mesa Merger
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 33200-33207
      • CHAPTER 2. Merger. 33215-33224
      • CHAPTER 3. Operation of New District. 33240-33249
    • PART 9.2. Desert View Water District-bighorn Mountains Water Agency Consolidation. 33300-33306
    • PART 10. Repeals. 33900-33901
  • DIVISION 13. California Water Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 34000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 34010-34036
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 34050-34055
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition for Formation
        • Article 1. Petitions and Presentation of Petition. 34150-34157
        • Article 2. Petition. 34165-34168
        • Article 3. Publication. 34180-34182
      • CHAPTER 2. Hearing and Order. 34300-34308
      • CHAPTER 3. Election on Formation
        • Article 1. Calling the Election. 34400-34403
        • Article 2. Conduct of Election. 34420-34425
      • CHAPTER 4. Establishment of District. 34500-34502
      • CHAPTER 5. Validating Proceedings. 34530
      • CHAPTER 6. Change in Boundaries of Principal County. 34575-34577
      • CHAPTER 7. Madera Water District. 34580-34583
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Officers
        • Article 1. Qualifications and Tenure. 34700-34713
        • Article 2. Consolidation and Segregation. 34725-34727
        • Article 3. Compensation. 34740-34741
      • CHAPTER 2. The Board. 34800-34808
      • CHAPTER 3. The Secretary. 34850-34851
      • CHAPTER 4. Other Officers and Employees. 34900
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. Elections Generally
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 35003-35006
        • Article 2. Establishment of Divisions. 35025-35031
        • Article 3. Alternative Method of Conducting Elections. 35040-35060
      • CHAPTER 2. Procedure
        • Article 1. Conduct of Elections. 35100-35111
        • Article 2. Contest of Elections. 35125
      • CHAPTER 3. Bond Elections. 35150-35155.1
      • CHAPTER 4. Method of Elections for the Irvine Ranch Water District. 35175-35184
      • CHAPTER 5. Method of Elections for the Moulton-niguel Water District. 35185-35195
      • CHAPTER 6. Method of Elections for the Borrego Water District 35200-35206
      • CHAPTER 7. Method of Elections for the El Toro Water District 35210-35220
      • CHAPTER 8. Method of Election for the Rancho California Water District. 35230-35237
      • CHAPTER 9. Method of Election for the Santa Margarita Water District. 35240-35249
      • CHAPTER 9.3. Method of Election for the Riverview Water District. 35252-35252.18
      • CHAPTER 11. Method of Elections for Ramirez Water District. 35280-35288
    • PART 5. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. By-laws. 35300-35307
      • CHAPTER 2. Powers
        • Article 1. Powers Generally. 35400-35413
        • Article 2. Water Distribution. 35420-35429
        • Article 3. Applications for Water. 35450-35455
        • Article 4. Charges. 35470-35482
        • Article 5. Sewers. 35500-35509
      • CHAPTER 2.2. Provisions Pertaining only to the Lost Hills Water District. 35520-35520.46
      • CHAPTER 2.3. Provisions Pertaining only to the Hot Spring Valley Water District. 35521
      • CHAPTER 2.4. Provisions Pertaining only to the Vandalia Water District. 35523
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Provisions Pertaining only to the Kern Delta, Cawelo, Rag Gulch, and Kern-tulare Water Districts
        • Article 1. Water Distribution. 35525-35531
        • Article 2. Powers. 35532-35538
        • Article 3. Special Assessments. 35539-35539.4
      • CHAPTER 2.75. Provisions Pertaining only to Lost Hills Water District
        • Article 1. Plan of Water Allocation. 35540-35553
        • Article 2. Water Service Contracts. 35554
      • CHAPTER 2.7. Provisions Pertaining only to Irvine Ranch Water District and Santa Margarita Water District. 35539.10-35539.16
      • CHAPTER 2.8. Provisions Pertaining only to the Westside Water District. 35560-35562
      • CHAPTER 2.85. Provisions Pertaining only to the Borrego Water District. 35565-35565.8
      • CHAPTER 2.9. Power Generation. 35570-35573
      • CHAPTER 3. Property
        • Article 1. Acquisition and Disposition of Property. 35600-35604
        • Article 2. Eminent Domain. 35627-35628
      • CHAPTER 4. Public Liability. 35752
      • CHAPTER 5. Contracts With other Agencies. 35850-35855
      • CHAPTER 6. Cooperation With the United States. 35875-35886
    • PART 6. Financial Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Funds and Warrants. 35900-35912
      • CHAPTER 2. Provisions Relating to All Bonds
        • Article 1. Bond Issuance. 35950-35954
        • Article 2. Lien of Bonds. 35975
        • Article 3. Sale and Exchange of Bonds. 35995-35998.1
        • Article 5. Validating Proceedings. 36050
        • Article 6. Refunding Bonds. 36060-36064
      • CHAPTER 3. Provisions Relating to General Obligation Bonds Only
        • Article 1. Bond Issuance. 36150-36153
        • Article 2. Sale and Exchange of Bonds. 36170-36172
        • Article 3. Miscellaneous Provisions. 36190-36202
        • Article 4. Destruction and Redemption of Bonds. 36210-36215
      • CHAPTER 3.5. Alternate Provisions for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds
        • Article 1. General. 36250
        • Article 2. Authorization of Bonds and Issuance. 36251-36262
      • CHAPTER 4. Provisions Relating to Revenue Bonds Only
        • Article 1. Bond Issuance. 36300-36305
        • Article 2. Lien of Bonds. 36320-36323
        • Article 3. Miscellaneous Provisions. 36340-36352
        • Article 4. Action to Secure Payment of Revenue Bonds. 36360-36368
      • CHAPTER 4.3. Revenue Warrants. 36380-36393
      • CHAPTER 4.5. Provisions Relating to Short Term Borrowings. 36400-36409
      • CHAPTER 4.9. Alternative Provisions for the Formation of Improvement Districts and the Issuance of Bonds Therefor. 36410-36446
      • CHAPTER 4.95. Alternative Provisions for the Issuance of Bonds of Improvement Districts. 36447-36447.15
      • CHAPTER 5. Improvement Districts. 36450-36453
      • CHAPTER 5.5. Alternative Provisions for the Consolidation of Coterminous Improvement Districts. 36454-36454.4
      • CHAPTER 6. Adoption of Improvement Acts
        • Article 1. Authorization of Improvements. 36455-36455.4
        • Article 2. Definition of Improvement Act Terms. 36456-36456.9
        • Article 3. Engineer of Work. 36457-36457.3
        • Article 4. Assessments and Bonds for Agricultural Water Delivery Facilities. 36458-36458.1
    • PART 6.5. Distribution Districts in Water Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. Formation
        • Article 1. Petition for Formation. 36460-36466
        • Article 2. Plans and Estimate of Assessment. 36470-36472
        • Article 3. Hearing on Formation. 36480-36484
        • Article 4. Formation and Assessment. 36490-36499
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion and Exclusion of Land
        • Article 1. Inclusion of Land. 36500-36502
        • Article 2. Exclusion of Land. 36510-36514
      • CHAPTER 3. Functioning of Distribution Districts
        • Article 1. Distribution District Management. 36520-36525
        • Article 2. Actions and Proceedings. 36530-36531
      • CHAPTER 4. Dissolution of Distribution Districts. 36540-36543
    • PART 7. Assessments
      • CHAPTER 1. Assessment
        • Article 1. Annual Estimate. 36550-36560
        • Article 2. Assessment Book. 36570-36579
        • Article 3. Land Escaping Assessment. 36590
        • Article 4. Hearing on Assessment. 36600-36611
      • CHAPTER 2. Levy. 36725-36729
      • CHAPTER 3. Collection. 36825-36833
      • CHAPTER 4. Delinquency and Sale. 36950-36960
      • CHAPTER 5. Assessment after Sale to District. 37050-37051
      • CHAPTER 6. Redemption and Its Termination. 37150-37164
      • CHAPTER 7. Optional Provisions for Installment Redemption. 37175-37186
    • PART 7.5. Alternative Provisions for Levy, Collection and Enforcement of District Assessments by the County. 37200-37214
    • PART 8. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Exclusion
        • Article 1. Petition and Notice. 37300
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion
        • Article 1. Petition and Notice. 37485
        • Article 6. Inclusion of Land Owned by the District. 37580
    • PART 8.1. Westlands Water District Merger
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 37800-37806
      • CHAPTER 2. The Merger. 37820-37826
      • CHAPTER 3. Operation of Surviving District. 37850-37856
    • PART 9. Repeals. 38500-38501
  • DIVISION 14. California Water Storage District Law
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 39000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 39010-39035
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 39050-39060
      • CHAPTER 4. Department of Water Resources and State Treasurer
        • Article 1. Powers and Duties. 39080-39082
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition for Formation
        • Article 1. Petitioners and Land. 39400-39402
        • Article 2. Petition. 39425-39431
        • Article 3. Time and Place of Hearing. 39440
        • Article 4. Publication. 39460-39466
      • CHAPTER 2. Investigation by Department. 39600-39605
      • CHAPTER 3. Hearing on Formation
        • Article 1. Preliminary Determination. 39750-39753
        • Article 2. Hearing on Petition. 39775-39800
      • CHAPTER 4. Election on Formation
        • Article 1. Calling of Election. 39900-39903
        • Article 2. Conduct of Election. 39925-39933
      • CHAPTER 5. Establishment of District. 40100-40104
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Officers
        • Article 1. Qualification and Tenure. 40300-40307
        • Article 2. Official Bonds. 40330-40336
        • Article 3. Compensation. 40355-40356
        • Article 4. Misconduct. 40383
      • CHAPTER 2. Appointments to Fill Vacancies. 40500
      • CHAPTER 3. Board Meetings and Duties. 40650-40659
      • CHAPTER 4. Change of Office. 40800
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. Voters and Qualifications. 41000-41020
      • CHAPTER 1.5. Alternative Election Roll. 41025-41028
      • CHAPTER 2. Redivision and Establishing of Precincts. 41150-41155
      • CHAPTER 3. General Elections
        • Article 1. Preliminary Procedure and Nominations. 41300-41308
        • Article 2. Ballots. 41330-41338
        • Article 3. Conduct at Precincts. 41360-41367
        • Article 4. Returns of Election. 41390-41395
        • Article 5. Canvass. 41415-41417
        • Article 6. Results of Election. 41440-41443
      • CHAPTER 4. Special Elections. 41550-41555
      • CHAPTER 6. Contest of Elections. 41900-41905
    • PART 5. District Project
      • CHAPTER 1. The Project
        • Article 1. Plans, Specifications, and Estimate of Costs. 42200-42202
        • Article 2. Units of Construction. 42225-42227
        • Article 3. Acquisition of Property. 42250-42252
        • Article 4. Filing the Report. 42275-42280
        • Article 5. Improvement Districts. 42290-42297
      • CHAPTER 2. Recommendation of Abandonment of Project
        • Article 1. Investigation by the Board. 42301
        • Article 2. Election. 42325-42332
        • Article 3. Proceedings after Election. 42355-42361
      • CHAPTER 3. Recommendation of Completion of Project
        • Article 2. Election. 42525-42526
        • Article 3. Proceedings after Election. 42550-42552
      • CHAPTER 4. Project Uncompleted
        • Article 1. New Report. 42700-42702
        • Article 2. Elections and Subsequent Proceedings. 42725-42729
      • CHAPTER 5. Additional Projects. 42750-42752
    • PART 6. Powers and Functions
      • CHAPTER 1. Water and Electricity
        • Article 1. Water. 43000-43007
        • Article 2. Electricity. 43025-43026
      • CHAPTER 2. General Powers and Functions. 43150-43161
      • CHAPTER 4. Property
        • Article 1. Acquisition of Property. 43500-43508
        • Article 2. Eminent Domain. 43530-43532.5
        • Article 3. Sale of Excess Land Acquired by Condemnation. 43555-43559
      • CHAPTER 5. Controversies
        • Article 1. Actions and Proceedings. 43700-43707
        • Article 2. Validating Proceedings. 43730
        • Article 3. Limitations. 43850
      • CHAPTER 6. Cooperation With the United States, the State and other Districts
        • Article 1. Contracts. 44000-44006
        • Article 2. Levy of Assessments. 44030-44032
        • Article 3. Transfer or Deposit of Bonds. 44055-44059
        • Article 4. Distribution of Water. 44080-44082
        • Article 5. Dissolution or Change of Boundaries. 44105
    • PART 7. Financial Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. General Financial Provisions
        • Article 1. Limitations on Liabilities. 44400-44401
        • Article 2. Statements and Reports. 44425-44428
        • Article 3. Payment of Claims. 44455-44457
      • CHAPTER 2. Warrants
        • Article 1. Execution. 44600-44602
        • Article 2. Payment. 44625-44635
      • CHAPTER 3. Funds
        • Article 1. Proceeds of Bond Sales. 44750-44751
        • Article 2. Proceeds of Assessments. 44775-44778
        • Article 3. Proceeds of Sale of Land. 44800-44806
        • Article 4. Alternative Provisions for the Deposit of Funds 44850-44853
      • CHAPTER 4. Warrants Payable at Future Times. 44900-44910
      • CHAPTER 5. Revenue Warrants. 44950-44963
    • PART 8. Bonds
      • CHAPTER 1. In General. 45100-45103
      • CHAPTER 2. Bond Election
        • Article 1. Notice. 45250
        • Article 2. Election. 45270-45278
      • CHAPTER 3. Bond Issuance. 45400-45408
      • CHAPTER 4. Bond Terms. 45550-45560
      • CHAPTER 5. Additional Bonds. 45700-45702
      • CHAPTER 6. Callable Bonds. 45800-45804
      • CHAPTER 7. Direct Assessment Warrants
        • Article 1. Project and Government Contract Warrants. 45900-45907
        • Article 2. Advance Payment of Assessments. 45920-45924
        • Article 3. Actions and Proceedings. 45930-45932
    • PART 9. Assessments
      • CHAPTER 1. Preliminary Assessments. 46000-46010
      • CHAPTER 2. Original Assessments to Finance Projects
        • Article 1. Commissioners. 46150-46156
        • Article 2. Apportionment of Costs. 46175-46179
        • Article 3. Assessment Rolls. 46200-46210
        • Article 4. Hearings Before Adjustment Board. 46225-46232
        • Article 5. Approval of Assessment Roll. 46255-46257
        • Article 6. Lien of Assessment. 46280-46281
        • Article 7. Additional Units of Project. 46305
        • Article 8. Reapportionment of Assessments. 46325-46331
        • Article 9. Reassessment of Cost. 46355-46356
        • Article 10. Interim Project Assessments. 46375-46382
      • CHAPTER 3. Payment of Assessments. 46500-46501
      • CHAPTER 4. Additional Help for County Treasurer. 46650
      • CHAPTER 5. Collection of Original Assessments
        • Article 1. In General. 46670-46675
        • Article 2. Notice of Time for Payment. 46695-46696
        • Article 3. Penalty for Delinquency. 46710
        • Article 4. Notice of Sale of Property. 46730-46731
        • Article 5. Sale for Nonpayment. 46755-46761
        • Article 6. Redemption. 46785-46797
      • CHAPTER 6. Supplementary Assessments for Completion of Project
        • Article 1. Levy. 46900-46907
        • Article 2. Collection. 46930
        • Article 3. Additional Property or Work. 46950-46951
      • CHAPTER 7. Supplementary Assessments for Maintenance
        • Article 1. Report and Hearing. 47100-47105
        • Article 2. Levy. 47125-47130
        • Article 3. Collection. 47155-47157
        • Article 4. Charges. 47180-47185
      • CHAPTER 8. Assessments Upon Which Bonds Have Been Issued
        • Article 1. Lien and Additional Assessments. 47300-47305
        • Article 2. Levy and Collection. 47325-47327
        • Article 3. Sale of Property. 47350-47354
        • Article 4. Redemption. 47375-47379
      • CHAPTER 9. Amendatory Assessments. 47400-47401
      • CHAPTER 10. Assessment of Included Land. 47550-47552
      • CHAPTER 11. Deduction of Power Revenues From Assessments. 47700-47701
      • CHAPTER 12. Cancellation and Refund of Unnecessary Assessments. 47800-47810
      • CHAPTER 13. Alternate Provisions for Collection and Enforcement of District Assessments by the County
        • Article 1. Collection of Assessments by the County. 47900-47912
        • Article 2. Placing of Delinquent Assessments on County Tax Rolls 47930
        • Article 3. Enforcement of Delinquencies. 47960-47961
        • Article 4. Collection of Tolls and Charges by the County. 47980-47982
    • PART 10. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Exclusion
        • Article 1. Petition and Notice. 48000-48004
        • Article 2. Hearing and Order. 48025-48031
        • Article 3. Bondholders' Assent to Exclusion. 48055-48057
        • Article 4. Liability of Excluded Land. 48080-48087
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion
        • Article 1. Petition and Notice. 48200-48205
        • Article 2. Hearing and Order. 48225-48231
        • Article 3. Inclusion Elections. 48250-48260
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Notification of Secretary of State of Exclusion or Inclusion. 48300
      • CHAPTER 2.6. Consolidation. 48350
      • CHAPTER 3. Dissolution. 48400-48401
  • DIVISION 15. Reclamation Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Definitions. 50000-50016
      • CHAPTER 2. General Provisions
        • Article 1. Applicability of Division. 50100-50101
        • Article 2. Districts Within Cities. 50110-50111
        • Article 3. Public Lands. 50120-50130
        • Article 4. Damage to Reclamation Works. 50140-50142
        • Article 4.5. Claims. 50145
        • Article 5. Actions Against Districts. 50151-50154
        • Article 6. Evidence of Value and Ownership. 50160
        • Article 7. Landowners' Representatives. 50170
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition
        • Article 1. Form and Publication. 50300-50303
        • Article 2. Approval. 50310-50318
        • Article 3. Filing and Recording. 50330-50335
      • CHAPTER 2. Organization. 50370-50374
      • CHAPTER 3. Districts Formed to Operate Without a Board. 50400-50403
      • CHAPTER 4. Validating Proceedings. 50440-50442
    • PART 3. Board of Trustees
      • CHAPTER 1. Selection, Tenure and Compensation. 50600-50610
      • CHAPTER 2. Officers. 50630-50631
      • CHAPTER 3. Powers and Duties. 50650-50660
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 50700-50707
      • CHAPTER 2. General Elections
        • Article 1. Calling. 50730-50732
        • Article 1.5. Appointments in Lieu of Election. 50740-50742
        • Article 2. Conducting. 50750-50759
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Reclamation District No 50780-50780.22
      • CHAPTER 3. Special Elections
        • Article 1. Calling. 50800-50805
        • Article 2. Conducting. 50810-50817
    • PART 5. District Powers and Duties
      • CHAPTER 1. General Powers. 50900-50907
      • CHAPTER 2. Irrigation. 50910-50914
      • CHAPTER 3. Property. 50930-50933
      • CHAPTER 4. Office, Records and Documents. 50940-50942
      • CHAPTER 5. Personnel. 50950-50959
      • CHAPTER 6. Co-operation With the United States. 50970-50979
    • PART 6. Reclamation Plans
      • CHAPTER 1. Adoption. 51000-51003
      • CHAPTER 2. Approval
        • Article 1. Districts Within the Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District. 51020-51030
        • Article 2. Districts Outside the Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District. 51040
    • PART 7. Assessments
      • CHAPTER 1. Miscellaneous Provisions. 51200-51207
      • CHAPTER 2. Levy of Assessments
        • Article 1. Original Assessments. 51230-51260
        • Article 2. Additional Assessments. 51300-51302
        • Article 3. Operation and Maintenance Assessments. 51320-51349
        • Article 5. Subsequent Assessments and Reassessments. 51380-51383
        • Article 6. Supplemental Assessments. 51400-51409
        • Article 7. Calling Bonded Assessments. 51420-51425
        • Article 8. Assessments for Water Charges. 51440-51441
        • Article 9. Warrant Assessments. 51460-51463
        • Article 11. Assessments for Formation Expenses. 51485
      • CHAPTER 3. Payment and Collection
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 51500-51503
        • Article 2. Original and Additional Assessments. 51510-51522
        • Article 3. Operation and Maintenance Assessments. 51540-51547
        • Article 4. Installments Called to Pay Bonds. 51560-51563
        • Article 5. Removal of Lien. 51570
      • CHAPTER 4. Delinquency Sales
        • Article 1. Delinquency Sales on Unbonded Assessments. 51600-51618
        • Article 2. Delinquency Sales on Bonded Assessments. 51630-51654
        • Article 3. General. 51656
      • CHAPTER 5. Unredeemed Property
        • Article 1. Sale after Expiration of Redemption Period. 51660-51667
        • Article 2. Sale after One Year after Expiration of Redemption Period. 51680-51699
        • Article 3. Subdivision and Sale. 51720-51733
        • Article 4. Possession. 51750-51757
      • CHAPTER 6. Cancellation, Refund and Reapportionment of Assessments
        • Article 1. Unnecessary Assessments. 51800-51810
        • Article 2. Calls on Bonded Assessments. 51830-51834
        • Article 3. Cancellation Prior to Completion of Levy. 51850
        • Article 4. Erroneous Assessments and Invalid Calls. 51870-51872
        • Article 5. Reapportioning Assessments. 51890-51894
    • PART 8. Bonds and Refunding Bonds
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions
        • Article 1. Form. 52100-52106
        • Article 2. Validating Proceedings. 52120
        • Article 3. Sale of Bonds. 52150-52155
        • Article 4. Callable Bonds. 52170-52179
        • Article 5. Bond Fund. 52190-52193
      • CHAPTER 2. Bonds
        • Article 1. Issuance. 52200-52208
        • Article 2. Sale. 52220-52228
        • Article 3. Additional Series. 52240-52241
        • Article 4. Exchange. 52260-52262
        • Article 5. Cancellation. 52280-52285
        • Article 6. Miscellaneous. 52300-52302
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Revenue Bonds. 52400-52402
      • CHAPTER 3. General Refunding Bonds
        • Article 1. Issuance and Form. 52500-52510
        • Article 2. Exchange. 52530-52533
        • Article 3. Sale. 52550-52561
        • Article 4. Collection and Disposition of Supplemental Assessment. 52580-52584
        • Article 5. Cancellation. 52600-52602
      • CHAPTER 4. Alternate Method for Refunding Bonds
        • Article 1. Issuance and Forms. 52700-52714
        • Article 2. Sinking Fund. 52730-52737
        • Article 3. Redemption. 52750-52760
      • CHAPTER 5. Creation of Reserve Fund Pursuant to Agreement With the United States. 52850-52862
    • PART 9. Warrants
      • CHAPTER 1. Issuance, Registration and Payment
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 53000-53004
        • Article 2. Demand Warrants. 53020-53023
        • Article 3. Time Warrants. 53040-53049
        • Article 4. Warrants Drawn on Maintenance Fund. 53070-53074
        • Article 5. Warrants Drawn on Irrigation Fund. 53090-53093
      • CHAPTER 2. Cancellation and Reissuance
        • Article 1. Permissive. 53200-53202
        • Article 2. Mandatory. 53220-53226
        • Article 3. Lost, Destroyed, Mutilated or Defaced Warrants. 53240-53247
      • CHAPTER 3. Miscellaneous Provisions
        • Article 1. Interest Rate. 53300
        • Article 2. Calling Warrants. 53320
        • Article 3. Actions on Warrants. 53340-53342
    • PART 10. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Consolidation. 53500-53508
      • CHAPTER 2. Change of Boundaries
        • Article 3. Inclusion. 53660
      • CHAPTER 4. Transfer of Districts From One County to Another 53800-53805
    • PART 11. Repeals. 53900-53901
  • DIVISION 16. County Waterworks Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 55000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 55010-55014
      • CHAPTER 3. Applicability of Division. 55030-55031
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition. 55100-55109
      • CHAPTER 2. Notice of Hearing. 55130-55134
      • CHAPTER 3. Hearing. 55150-55162
      • CHAPTER 4. Election. 55180-55187
      • CHAPTER 5. Formation of Zones With Formation of District. 55200-55203
    • PART 3. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. Governing Body. 55300-55311
      • CHAPTER 2. General Powers. 55330-55339
      • CHAPTER 4. Property. 55370-55378
      • CHAPTER 5. Use of the Improvement Act of 1911
        • Article 1. Authorization to Use Improvement Act of 1911. 55385-55386
        • Article 2. Terms and Definitions. 55400-55408
    • PART 4. Financial Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 55500-55507
      • CHAPTER 2. Bonds
        • Article 1. Issuance and Sale. 55520-55534
        • Article 2. Additional Bond Issues. 55550-55553
        • Article 3. Refunding Bonds. 55580-55591
        • Article 4. Adoption of the Revenue Bond Law of 1941. 55610
        • Article 5. Validating Proceedings. 55630
        • Article 5.5. Bonds as Legal Investments. 55640
        • Article 6. Zones. 55650-55679
      • CHAPTER 3. Taxes. 55700-55704
      • CHAPTER 4. Claims. 55720
    • PART 5. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Inclusion Generally. 55800-55801
    • PART 6. Repeals. 55990-55991
  • DIVISION 17. Drainage
    • PART 1. County Drainage Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 56000-56003
      • CHAPTER 2. Formation. 56010-56020
      • CHAPTER 3. Officers. 56030-56031
      • CHAPTER 4. District Powers and Purposes. 56040-56042
      • CHAPTER 5. Preliminary Report and Survey. 56050-56061
      • CHAPTER 6. Bonds. 56070-56090
      • CHAPTER 6.5. Drainage Fees. 56095
      • CHAPTER 7. Application of other Statutes. 56100-56104
      • CHAPTER 8. Finance and Taxation. 56110-56118
      • CHAPTER 9. Annexation. 56130
  • DIVISION 18. Water Replenishment Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 60000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 60001-60029
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 60040-60051
      • CHAPTER 4. Information by Department. 60060-60061
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. Petition for Formation. 60080-60083
      • CHAPTER 2. Hearings on Formation. 60095-60102
      • CHAPTER 3. Calling an Election. 60110-60111
      • CHAPTER 4. Conduct of Election. 60120-60125
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Directors. 60130-60144
      • CHAPTER 2. Board of Directors. 60150-60155
      • CHAPTER 3. Board Action. 60160-60167
      • CHAPTER 4. Officers and Employees. 60180-60187
      • CHAPTER 6. Conduct of Elections. 60210-60217
    • PART 4. Powers
      • CHAPTER 1. Purposes and Powers. 60220-60226
      • CHAPTER 2. Powers. 60230-60232
    • PART 5. Finances
      • CHAPTER 1. Depositary. 60240
      • CHAPTER 2. Water Charge. 60245-60246
      • CHAPTER 3. Taxes. 60250-60257
      • CHAPTER 4. Bonds. 60270-60282
      • CHAPTER 5. District Reserves and Accounting. 60290-60292
    • PART 6. Water Replenishment Assessment
      • CHAPTER 1. Survey. 60300-60301
      • CHAPTER 2. Hearings. 60305-60309
      • CHAPTER 3. Findings and Order. 60315-60318
      • CHAPTER 4. Collection of Assessments. 60325-60329
      • CHAPTER 5. Penalties and Exemptions. 60335-60343
      • CHAPTER 6. Adjudication. 60350-60352
    • PART 7. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Inclusion. 60370-60388
      • CHAPTER 2. Exclusion. 60400-60417
      • CHAPTER 2.5. Consolidation. 60420
      • CHAPTER 3. Disincorporation. 60430-60449
    • PART 8. Competitive Bidding. 60600-60622
  • DIVISION 19. Levee Districts
    • PART 1. Levee District Law of 1959
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 70000-70001
      • CHAPTER 2. Formation. 70030-70047
      • CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization
        • Article 1. The Board of Directors. 70070-70078
        • Article 2. Other Officers and Employees. 70090-70093
      • CHAPTER 4. Elections. 70120-70121
      • CHAPTER 5. Powers and Purposes
        • Article 1. Powers Generally. 70150-70151
      • CHAPTER 6. Financial Provisions. 70200-70204
      • CHAPTER 7. Taxes. 70230-70244
      • CHAPTER 8. Reorganization. 70270-70272
  • DIVISION 20. Municipal Water Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 71000
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 71010-71019
      • CHAPTER 3. General Provisions. 71030-71036
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 71050-71052
      • CHAPTER 2. Territory
        • Article 1. In General. 71060-71061
        • Article 2. Inclusion of Cities. 71070-71081
      • CHAPTER 4. Formation Petition. 71120-71134
      • CHAPTER 5. Formation Election. 71160-71172
      • CHAPTER 6. Establishment of District. 71190-71196
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Directors. 71250-71256
      • CHAPTER 1.5. Three Valleys Municipal Water District. 71260-71262
      • CHAPTER 2. The Board
        • Article 1. In General. 71270-71282
        • Article 2. Powers and Duties. 71300-71314
      • CHAPTER 3. Officers and Employees
        • Article 1. In General. 71340-71342
        • Article 2. Duties. 71360-71365
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 1. Elections Generally. 71450-71454
      • CHAPTER 2. Preparation of Ballots. 71461-71463
      • CHAPTER 3. Precincts and Polling Places. 71473
      • CHAPTER 4. Election of Directors
        • Article 1. In General. 71500-71505
        • Article 2. Appointment in Lieu of Election. 71512
      • CHAPTER 5. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall. 71530-71531
      • CHAPTER 6. Relocation of Division Boundaries. 71540
    • PART 5. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. Powers Generally. 71590-71601
      • CHAPTER 2. Water
        • Article 1. Development and Sale. 71610-71618
        • Article 2. Standby Charges. 71630-71637
        • Article 2.5. Alternative Provisions for Standby Charges. 71638-71638.4
        • Article 2.7. Standby Assessments. 71639
        • Article 3. Water Shortages. 71640-71644
      • CHAPTER 3. Other Functions
        • Article 1. Recreation and Electrical Power. 71660-71664
        • Article 2. Sewage, Waste, and Storm Water Disposal. 71670-71674
        • Article 3. Fire Protection. 71680
        • Article 4. Water Replenishment Assessment. 71682-71689.9
        • Article 5. Sanitation Service. 71689.20-71689.27
      • CHAPTER 4. Property. 71690-71700
      • CHAPTER 5. Contracts
        • Article 1. Contracts With other Agencies. 71720-71726
      • CHAPTER 6. Controversies. 71750-71759
    • PART 6. Financial Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Warrants. 71800-71801
      • CHAPTER 2. Promissory Notes. 71810-71814
      • CHAPTER 3. Adoption of Improvement Acts. 71820-71823
    • PART 7. Bonds
      • CHAPTER 1. In General. 71852-71854
      • CHAPTER 2. Initiation of Proceedings for Issuance of Bonds for Entire District. 71860-71861
      • CHAPTER 3. Formation of Improvement Districts for Issuance of Bonds
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 71870-71875
        • Article 2. Hearing and Changes. 71880-71883
        • Article 3. Formation. 71890-71892
        • Article 4. Calling on Bond Election. 71900-71901
        • Article 5. Advance of Funds. 71910-71911
      • CHAPTER 4. Formation of Uninhabited Improvement Districts for Issuance of Bonds
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 71920-71924
        • Article 2. Bond Election. 71930-71934
        • Article 3. Advance of Funds. 71936-71937
      • CHAPTER 5. Bond Election. 71940-71947
      • CHAPTER 6. Issuance and Sale of Bonds
        • Article 1. Issuance and Terms. 71950-71960
        • Article 2. Sale of Bonds and Use of Proceeds. 71970-71975
      • CHAPTER 7. Formation of Improvement Districts for Issuance of Revenue Bonds
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 71980-71985
        • Article 2. Hearing and Changes. 71986
        • Article 3. Formation of Revenue Improvement District. 71987-71990
        • Article 4. Calling of Revenue Bond Election. 71991-71994
        • Article 5. Advance of Funds. 71995-71996
    • PART 8. Formation of Improvement Districts for Purposes other than Issuance of Bonds
      • CHAPTER 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 72000-72004
      • CHAPTER 2. Hearing and Adoption of Resolution of Formation. 72010-72014
      • CHAPTER 3. Formation Election. 72020-72027
      • CHAPTER 3.5. Apportionment of Extraordinary Costs of Water Delivery. 72028-72028.4
      • CHAPTER 4. Advance of Funds. 72030-72031
      • CHAPTER 6. Issuance of Bonds and Payment of Debt Service by the Pomona Valley Municipal Water District
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 72060-72061
        • Article 2. Bond Election, Issuance, and Sale. 72062-72064.1
        • Article 3. Improvement Districts. 72065
        • Article 4. Definitions. 72066-72066.6
        • Article 5. Powers--generally. 72067-72071.1
        • Article 6. Powers--utility Tax. 72072-72072.12
        • Article 7. Determination of and Alternative Methods of Payment of Debt Service and Costs of Maintenance and Operation. 72073-72077
    • PART 8.5. Exclusion of Territory From Improvement Districts 72080-72089.5
    • PART 9. Taxes
      • CHAPTER 1. Taxes Generally. 72090-72102
      • CHAPTER 2. Apportionment of Taxes in Multicounty Districts and Improvement Districts. 72110-72112
      • CHAPTER 3. Payments by Public Agencies in Lieu of Taxes. 72125-72132
      • CHAPTER 4. Chino Basin Production Assessments
        • Article 1. General Provisions. 72140-72140.2
        • Article 2. Assessment. 72141
        • Article 3. Levy of Assessment. 72142-72142.4
        • Article 4. Reports. 72143-72143.1
        • Article 5. Advisory Committee. 72144-72144.2
        • Article 6. Remedies. 72145
        • Article 7. Termination. 72146
    • PART 10. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Exclusion
        • Article 1. In General. 72150-72151
      • CHAPTER 3. Automatic Exclusion of Cities. 72280-72285
      • CHAPTER 4. Inclusion
        • Article 1. In General. 72300-72303
    • PART 11. Changes in Organization of Improvement Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. Inclusion of Territory
        • Article 1. Inclusion Proceedings Initiated by Petition. 72670-72689
        • Article 2. Inclusion Proceedings Initiated by the Board. 72700-72711
      • CHAPTER 2. Dissolution of Improvement Districts. 72730-72738
      • CHAPTER 3. Consolidation of Improvement Districts. 72740-72741.2
    • PART 11.5. Marin Municipal Water District
      • CHAPTER 1. Supplemental Water Supplies. 72750
      • CHAPTER 2. Taxes and other Revenues. 72755
      • CHAPTER 3. Elections. 72760
    • PART 12. Repeals. 73000-73001
  • DIVISION 20.5. Wholesale Regional Water System Security and Reliability Act. 73500-73514
  • DIVISION 21. Water Conservation Districts
    • PART 1. Introductory Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title and General Provisions. 74000-74001
      • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 74010-74019
    • PART 2. Formation
      • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 74030-74033
      • CHAPTER 2. Formation Petition. 74050-74056
      • CHAPTER 3. Hearing. 74070-74076
      • CHAPTER 4. Formation Election. 74090-74106
      • CHAPTER 5. Establishment of District. 74120-74122
      • CHAPTER 6. Contest of Election. 74130-74136
    • PART 3. Internal Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Directors. 74200-74208
      • CHAPTER 2. The Board. 74220-74229
      • CHAPTER 3. Officers. 74250-74253
    • PART 4. Elections
      • CHAPTER 3. Relocation of Division Boundaries. 74430-74435
      • CHAPTER 4. Redivision of a District Within Ventura County
        • Article 1. Introduction. 74450-74451
        • Article 2. Redivision Procedure. 74460-74470
    • PART 5. Powers and Purposes
      • CHAPTER 1. Powers and Duties Generally. 74500-74511
      • CHAPTER 2. Water. 74520-74527
      • CHAPTER 3. Recreational Facilities. 74540-74541
      • CHAPTER 4. Property. 74550-74554
      • CHAPTER 5. Contracts With other Agencies
        • Article 1. In General. 74570-74572
        • Article 2. Contracts for Supply of Water and Construction of Works. 74590-74593
        • Article 3. Cooperation With the United States. 74610-74618
        • Article 4. Approval of Contracts by Voters. 74630
      • CHAPTER 6. Controversies. 74640-74645
      • CHAPTER 7. Adoption of Ordinances. 74650-74652
    • PART 6. Financial Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Funds and Warrants. 74750-74756
      • CHAPTER 2. Limitation on Indebtedness. 74770-74772
      • CHAPTER 3. Bonds
        • Article 1. In General. 74790-74792
        • Article 2. Initiation of Proceedings. 74800-74804
        • Article 3. Notice of Bond Election. 74820-74822
        • Article 4. Bond Election. 74830-74834
        • Article 5. Issuance and Terms. 74850-74857
        • Article 6. Sale of Bonds and Use of Proceeds. 74870-74872
      • CHAPTER 4. Adoption of Improvement Acts. 74900-74904
      • CHAPTER 5. Negotiable Promissory Notes. 74950-74952
      • CHAPTER 6. Issuance of Revenue Bonds Pursuant to the Revenue Bond Law of 1941. 74975-74977
    • PART 7. Improvement Districts
      • CHAPTER 1. Improvement Districts for Issuance of Bonds
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 75000-75002
        • Article 2. Hearing and Formation. 75010-75016
        • Article 3. Calling of Bond Election. 75030-75032
        • Article 4. Notice of Bond Election. 75050-75051
        • Article 5. Bond Election. 75060-75066
        • Article 6. Powers of the Board. 75080-75082
        • Article 7. Payment of Bonds From Assessments Upon Real Property 75090
      • CHAPTER 2. Special Improvement Districts
        • Article 1. In General. 75110
        • Article 2. Initiation of Proceedings. 75120-75122
        • Article 3. Hearing and Formation. 75130-75135
        • Article 4. Election. 75150-75153
        • Article 5. Inclusion of Territory. 75160
        • Article 6. Alternative Provisions for Government of Special Improvement Districts. 75165-75166.3
        • Article 7. Transfer of District Funds. 75168-75168.6
      • CHAPTER 3. Benefit Assessment Improvement Districts
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 75170-75175
        • Article 2. Hearing and Formation. 75190-75196
        • Article 3. Assessment and Warrants. 75210-75214
        • Article 4. Powers and Duties of the Board. 75230-75231
    • PART 8. Assessments
      • CHAPTER 1. Annual Estimate. 75350-75359
      • CHAPTER 2. Levy of Assessments. 75370-75375
      • CHAPTER 3. Special Assessments. 75390-75396
      • CHAPTER 4. Project Assessments
        • Article 1. Initiation of Proceedings. 75410-75415
        • Article 2. Hearing. 75430-75432
        • Article 3. Election. 75440-75445
        • Article 4. Assessment and Warrants. 75460-75463
      • CHAPTER 5. Eastern San Joaquin County Water District Charges. 75470-75478.5
      • CHAPTER 6. North San Joaquin Water Conservation District. 75480-75481.5
    • PART 9. Ground Water Charge
      • CHAPTER 1. In General
        • Article 1. Definitions. 75500-75508
        • Article 2. General Provisions. 75520-75524
      • CHAPTER 2. Establishment of Zones and Registration of Water-measuring Devices. 75540-75544
      • CHAPTER 3. Procedure for Levy and Collection
        • Article 1. Investigation and Report. 75560-75561
        • Article 2. Hearing. 75570-75575
        • Article 3. Levy. 75590-75601
        • Article 4. Collection. 75610-75624
        • Article 5. Court Actions. 75630-75633
      • CHAPTER 4. Crimes. 75640-75642
    • PART 10. Changes in Organization
      • CHAPTER 1. Exclusion
        • Article 1. In General. 75750-75751
        • Article 2. Petition and Notice. 75760-75764
        • Article 3. Hearing and Order. 75780-75784
        • Article 4. Recordation of Change of Boundaries and Filing of Certificate. 75800-75802
        • Article 5. Bondholders' Assent to Exclusion. 75810-75813
        • Article 6. Effect of Exclusion. 75830-75835
      • CHAPTER 2. Inclusion
        • Article 1. In General. 75850-75852
        • Article 2. Petition and Notice. 75860-75864
        • Article 3. Hearing and Order. 75880-75887
        • Article 4. Election. 75900-75907
        • Article 5. Recordation of Order and Petition and Filing of Certificate. 75920-75922
        • Article 6. Alternate Procedure. 75925-75939
      • CHAPTER 3. Annexation of Districts
        • Article 1. Definitions. 75940
        • Article 2. Procedure in Petitioning District. 75950-75954
        • Article 3. Procedure in Annexing District. 75970-75975
        • Article 4. Conditions to Annexation. 75990-75991
        • Article 5. Effect of Annexation Upon Petitioning District. 76000-76001
        • Article 6. Filing of Certificate. 76010
      • CHAPTER 4. Consolidation. 76020
      • CHAPTER 5. Dissolution
        • Article 1. Petition and Hearing. 76030-76032
        • Article 2. Election. 76040-76042
        • Article 3. Order of Dissolution and Filing of Certificate. 76050-76052
        • Article 4. Vesting of Property Upon Dissolution. 76060-76061
    • PART 11. Repeals. 76500-76501
  • DIVISION 24. Safe, Clean, Reliable Water Supply Act
    • CHAPTER 1. Short Title and Findings and Declarations. 78500-78500.4
    • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 78501
    • CHAPTER 3. Safe, Clean,reliable Water Supply Fund. 78505
    • CHAPTER 4. Delta Improvement Program
      • Article 1. The Delta Improvement Account. 78525-78526
      • Article 2. Central Valley Project Improvement Program. 78530-78531
      • Article 3. Bay-delta Agreement Program. 78535-78538
      • Article 4. Delta Levee Rehabilitation Program. 78540-78545
      • Article 5. South Delta Barriers Program. 78550-78552
      • Article 6. Delta Recreation Program. 78560-78568
      • Article 7. Calfed Bay-delta Program. 78570-78572
    • CHAPTER 5. Clean Water and Water Recycling Program
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 78601-78603.5
      • Article 2. Clean Water Loans and Grants. 78610-78619
      • Article 3. Water Recycling Program. 78620-78630
      • Article 4. Drainage Management. 78640-78645.7
      • Article 5. Delta Tributary Watershed Program. 78647-78647.16
      • Article 6. Seawater Intrusion Control. 78648-78648.16
      • Article 7. Lake Tahoe Water Quality. 78650-78650.4
    • CHAPTER 6. Water Supply Reliability
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 78651-78652
      • Article 2. Feasibility Projects. 78655-78657
      • Article 3. Water Conservation and Groundwater Recharge. 78670-78676
      • Article 4. Local Projects. 78680-78680.20
      • Article 5. Sacramento Valley Water Management and Habitat Protection Measures. 78681-78681.10
      • Article 6. River Parkway Program. 78682-78682.6
    • CHAPTER 7. Calfed Bay-delta Ecosystem Restoration Program 78684-78684.14
    • CHAPTER 8. Flood Control and Prevention Program
      • Article 1. Definitions. 78686
      • Article 2. Flood Control and Prevention Program. 78686.10-78686.12
    • CHAPTER 9. Miscellaneous. 78688
    • CHAPTER 10. Fiscal Provisions. 78690-78702
  • DIVISION 26. Safe Drinking Water, Clean Water, Watershed Protection, and Flood Protection Act
    • CHAPTER 1. Short Title. 79000
    • CHAPTER 2. Definitions. 79005-79013
    • CHAPTER 3. Safe Drinking Water, Clean Water, Watershed Protection, and Flood Protection Bond Fund. 79019
    • CHAPTER 4. Safe Drinking Water Program
      • Article 1. Definitions. 79020
      • Article 2. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. 79021
      • Article 3. Safe Drinking Water Program. 79022-79026
    • CHAPTER 5. Flood Protection Program
      • Article 1. Flood Protection Account. 79030-79031
      • Article 2. Floodplain Mapping Program. 79033-79033.6
      • Article 2.5. Flood Protection Corridor Program. 79035-79044.9
      • Article 3. Delta Levee Rehabilitation Program. 79045-79052
      • Article 4. Flood Control Subventions Program. 79055-79057
      • Article 5. Urban Stream Restoration Program. 79060-79062.5
      • Article 6. Capital Area Flood Protection Program. 79065-79065.8
      • Article 7. San Lorenzo River Flood Control Program. 79067-79067.4
      • Article 8. Yuba Feather Flood Protection Program. 79068-79068.20
      • Article 9. Arroyo Pasajero Watershed Program. 79069-79069.12
    • CHAPTER 6. Watershed Protection Program
      • Article 1. Watershed Protection Account. 79070-79071
      • Article 2. Watershed Protection Program. 79075-79088
      • Article 3. Water and Watershed Education Program. 79090-79094
      • Article 4. River Protection Program. 79100-79104
      • Article 5. Southern California Integrated Watershed Program. 79104.20-79104.34
      • Article 6. Lake Elsinore and San Jacinto Watershed Program. 79104.100-79104.114
      • Article 7. Coastal Watershed Salmon Habitat Program 79104.200-79104.206
    • CHAPTER 7. Clean Water and Water Recycling Program
      • Article 1. Clean Water and Water Recycling Account. 79105-79106
      • Article 2. Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. 79110-79117
      • Article 3. Clean Water Program. 79120-79133
      • Article 4. Water Recycling Program. 79135-79147
      • Article 5. Coastal Nonpoint Source Control Program. 79148-79148.16
      • Article 6. Seawater Intrusion Control. 79149-79149.16
    • CHAPTER 8. Water Conservation Program
      • Article 1. Findings and Declarations. 79150
      • Article 2. General Provisions. 79151-79156
      • Article 3. Agricultural Water Conservation Program. 79157-79158
      • Article 4. Groundwater Recharge Facilities Program. 79161-79161.5
      • Article 5. Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program. 79162-79162.4
      • Article 6. Urban Water Conservation Program. 79163-79164
    • CHAPTER 9. Water Supply,reliability, and Infrastructure Program
      • Article 1. Water Supply, Reliability, and Infrastructure Account. 79165-79166
      • Article 2. Groundwater Storage Program. 79170-79183
      • Article 3. Bay-delta Multipurpose Water Management Program. 79190-79203
      • Article 4. Interim Water Reliable Supply and Water Quality Infrastructure and Management Program. 79205.2-79205.16
    • CHAPTER 10. Fiscal Provisions. 79210-79221
  • DIVISION 26.5. Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002
    • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions. 79500-79509.6
    • CHAPTER 2. The Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Fund of 2002. 79510-79512
    • CHAPTER 3. Water Security. 79520-79522
    • CHAPTER 4. Safe Drinking Water. 79530-79534
    • CHAPTER 5. Clean Water and Water Quality. 79540-79544
    • CHAPTER 6. Contaminant and Salt Removal Technologies. 79545-79547.2
    • CHAPTER 7. Calfed Bay-delta Program. 79550-79555
    • CHAPTER 8. Integrated Regional Water Management. 79560-79565
    • CHAPTER 9. Colorado River. 79567-79568
    • CHAPTER 10. Coastal Watershed and Wetland Protection. 79570-79573
    • CHAPTER 10.5. Reporting. 79575
    • CHAPTER 11. Fiscal Provisions. 79580-79590
  • DIVISION 27. Purchase and Sale of Electric Power
    • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions and Definitions. 80000-80016
    • CHAPTER 2. Power Program
      • Article 1. Powers of the Department. 80100-80122
    • CHAPTER 2.5. Bonds. 80130-80134
    • CHAPTER 3. Department of Water Resources Electric Power Fund. 80200
    • CHAPTER 4. Reporting. 80250
    • CHAPTER 5. Termination of Authority to Contract. 80260
    • CHAPTER 6. Audit. 80270
  • DIVISION 31. Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency
    • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions and Definitions
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 81300-81301
      • Article 2. Definitions. 81302-81309
    • CHAPTER 2. Formation of Agency
      • Article 1. Resolution of Intention. 81315-81316
      • Article 2. Formation Hearings. 81317-81319
      • Article 3. Establishment of Agency. 81325-81331
    • CHAPTER 3. Government of Agency
      • Article 1. Board of Directors. 81335-81406
      • Article 2. Officers and Employees. 81407-81410
    • CHAPTER 4. Powers and Functions of Agency
      • Article 1. Powers. 81415-81423
      • Article 2. Financial Matters. 81425-81435
      • Article 3. Controversies. 81440-81442
    • CHAPTER 5. Water Supply. 81445-81452
    • CHAPTER 6. Changes in Organization. 81455-81456.7
    • CHAPTER 7. Miscellaneous. 81457-81461
  • DIVISION 31.7. San Francisco Bay Area Regional Water System Financing Authority
    • CHAPTER 1. General Provisions and Definitions
      • Article 1. General Provisions. 81600-81601
      • Article 2. Definitions. 81602-81610
    • CHAPTER 2. Creation of Authority. 81615
    • CHAPTER 3. Government of Authority
      • Article 1. Board of Directors. 81628-81637
      • Article 2. Officers and Employees. 81640-81643
    • CHAPTER 4. Powers and Functions of Authority
      • Article 1. Powers. 81645-81649
      • Article 2. Financial Matters. 81650-81658
      • Article 3. Controversies. 81660-81662
    • CHAPTER 5. Miscellaneous. 81670-81674
  • DIVISION 33. Integrated Water Supply and Flood Protection Planning, Design, and Implementation. 83000-83002.7
  • DIVISION 35. Sacramento-san Joaquin Delta Reform Act of 2009
    • PART 1. General Provisions
      • CHAPTER 1. Short Title and Legislative Findings. 85000-85004
      • CHAPTER 2. Delta Policy. 85020-85023
      • CHAPTER 3. Miscellaneous Provisions. 85031-85034
      • CHAPTER 4. Definitions. 85050-85067
    • PART 2. Early Actions. 85080-85089
    • PART 3. Delta Governance
      • CHAPTER 1. Delta Stewardship Council. 85200-85204
      • CHAPTER 2. Mission, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Council. 85210-85214
      • CHAPTER 3. Consistency of State and Local Public Agency Actions. 85225-85225.30
      • CHAPTER 4. Delta Watermaster. 85230
      • CHAPTER 5. Delta Independent Science Board and Delta Science Program. 85280
    • PART 4. Comprehensive Delta Planning
      • CHAPTER 1. The Delta Plan. 85300-85309
      • CHAPTER 2. Bay Delta Conservation Plan. 85320-85322
      • CHAPTER 3. Other Plans for the Delta. 85350
  • Version 2011-07-20

General Provisions.

Section 1

This act shall be known as the Water Code.

Section 2

The provisions of this code, in so far as they are substantially the same as existing statutory provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be construed as restatements and continuations thereof, and not as new enactments.

Section 3

All persons who, at the time this code takes effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this code, continue to hold them according to their former tenure.

Section 4

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Section 7

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Section 8

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Section 9

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Section 10

"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned. "Subdivision" means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned.

Section 11

The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future, the present.

Section 12

The masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter.

Section 13

The singular number includes the plural, and the plural, the singular.

Section 14

"County" includes city and county.