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Water Code - WAT

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 2. Applications to Appropriate Water [1250 - 1276]

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

ARTICLE 2. Contents of Applications [1260 - 1266]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

1260.
  

An application for a permit to appropriate water shall set forth all of the following:

(a) The name and post office address of the applicant.

(b) The source of water supply.

(c) The nature and amount of the proposed use.

(d) The location and description of the proposed headworks, ditch canal, and other works.

(e) The proposed place of diversion.

(f) The place where it is intended to use the water.

(g) The time within which it is proposed to begin construction.

(h) The time required for completion of the construction.

(i) The time for the complete application of the water to the proposed use.

(j) All data and information reasonably available to applicant or that can be obtained from the Department of Fish and Wildlife concerning the extent, if any, to which fish and wildlife would be affected by the appropriation, and a statement of any measures proposed to be taken for the protection of fish and wildlife in connection with the appropriation.

(k) Sufficient information to demonstrate a reasonable likelihood that unappropriated water is available for the proposed appropriation.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 683, Sec. 52. (SB 798) Effective January 1, 2016.)

1261.
  

All applications shall be accompanied by as many copies of such maps, drawings, and other data as may be prescribed or required by the board, and such maps, drawings, and other data are part of the application.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1262.
  

If for agricultural purposes the application shall give the legal subdivisions of the land and the acreage to be irrigated, as near as may be.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1263.
  

If for power purposes the application shall state the nature of the works by means of which the power is to be developed, the head and amount of water to be utilized, and the use to which the power is to be applied.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1264.
  

If for municipal water supply the application shall state the present population to be served, and, as near as may be, the future requirements of the city.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1265.
  

If for mining purposes the application shall state the nature and location of the mines to be served and the methods of supplying and utilizing the water.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1266.
  

If for storage in a reservoir the application shall state the height of dam, the capacity of reservoir, and the use to be made of the impounded waters, except that for storage underground these additional requirements as to height of dam and capacity of reservoir shall be given as near as may be.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

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