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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

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

PART 4. DISTRIBUTION OF WATER IN WATERMASTER SERVICE AREAS [4000 - 4407]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 4. Construction and Maintenance of Works and Measuring Devices [4100 - 4126]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 1. By Owners of Conduits [4100 - 4104]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

4100.
  

The owner of every conduit subject to regulation by a watermaster shall construct and maintain to the satisfaction of the department a substantial and serviceable diversion dam or works in the channel of the stream from which the water is diverted.

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

4101.
  

The owner of a conduit shall construct and maintain to the satisfaction of the department a substantial and serviceable headgate in the conduit through which the water is diverted at or near the diversion dam or works.

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

4102.
  

The headgate shall be of such construction that it can be locked and kept closed by the watermaster.

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

4103.
  

The owner of a conduit shall construct and maintain such water flow measuring devices at such points along the conduit as may be required and approved by the department for the purpose of assisting the watermaster in determining the amounts of water which are being diverted and applied to beneficial use.

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

4104.
  

If the owner of any conduit refuses or neglects to construct and maintain the diversion dam or works, the headgate, or the measuring devices provided for in this article after 30 days’ notice by the department so to do, the watermaster may close the conduit, and it shall not be opened or any water diverted from the source of supply until the requirements of the department as to the diversion dam or works, the headgate, or the measuring devices have been complied with.

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

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