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DIVISION 20. MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS [71000 - 73001]

  ( Division 20 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

PART 10. CHANGES IN ORGANIZATION [72150 - 72303]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

CHAPTER 4. Inclusion [72300 - 72303]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

ARTICLE 1. In General [72300 - 72303]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

72300.
  

Any portion of a county, or any city situated within such county, or both, may be added to a district. Such portion or city need not be within a county in which the existing district is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156.)

72301.
  

The cities need not be contiguous, and the unincorporated territory, inhabited or uninhabited, may consist of one or more parcels which need not be contiguous to each other or to any such cities. The annexing area or areas need not be contiguous to the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2043.)

72302.
  

Any district whose territory is included within a metropolitan water district may nonetheless annex territory outside of the metropolitan water district without the consent of, or necessity that such annexed land be included within, the metropolitan water district; but the district may not serve water purchased from the metropolitan water district to such territory outside of the boundaries of the metropolitan water district without the consent of the metropolitan water district.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 775.)

72303.
  

Any district, the territory, or any portion thereof, of which is included within a metropolitan water district, shall be entitled, without penalty or sanction from the metropolitan water district, to purchase or acquire water to serve any territory within the district, whether or not the territory is within the metropolitan water district, from the following specified sources without the water being deemed an acquisition or purchase of water from the State Water Resources development system:

(a) Recycled water, as defined in Section 13050, regardless of the source of the water prior to its use and recycling.

(b) Water produced incidentally to the exercise of bona fide property rights to divert or pump local waters, regardless of the origin of the waters.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 183, Sec. 367. Effective January 1, 2005.)

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