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DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

PART 2. APPROPRIATION OF WATER [1200 - 1851]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 10.5. Change of Point of Diversion, Place of Use, or Purpose of Use, Involving the Transfer of Water [1725 - 1745.11]

  ( Chapter 10.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1145, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 2. Long-Term Transfers [1735 - 1737]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1145, Sec. 3. )

1735.
  

The board may consider a petition for a long-term transfer of water or water rights involving a change of point of diversion, place of use, or purpose of use. A long-term transfer shall be for any period in excess of one year.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1145, Sec. 3.)

1736.
  

The board, after providing notice and opportunity for a hearing, including, but not limited to, written notice to, and an opportunity for review and recommendation by, the Department of Fish and Wildlife, may approve such a petition for a long-term transfer where the change would not result in substantial injury to any legal user of water and would not unreasonably affect fish, wildlife, or other instream beneficial uses.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 683, Sec. 61. (SB 798) Effective January 1, 2016.)

1737.
  

Following the expiration of the long-term transfer period, all rights shall automatically revert to the original holders of the right without any action by the board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1145, Sec. 3.)

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