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DIVISION 6. CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND UTILIZATION OF STATE WATER RESOURCES [10000 - 12999]

  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932. )

PART 2.75. GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT [10750 - 10755.4]

  ( Part 2.75 repealed and added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 947, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 5. Miscellaneous [10755 - 10755.4]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 947, Sec. 2. )

10755.
  

(a) If a local agency annexes land subject to a groundwater management plan adopted pursuant to this part, the local agency annexing the land shall comply with the groundwater management plan for the annexed property.

(b) If a local agency subject to a groundwater management plan adopted pursuant to this part annexes land not subject to a groundwater management plan adopted pursuant to this part at the time of annexation, the annexed territory shall be subject to the groundwater management plan of the local agency annexing the land.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 947, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1993.)

10755.2.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage local agencies, within the same groundwater basin, that are authorized to adopt groundwater management plans pursuant to this part, to adopt and implement a coordinated groundwater management plan.

(b) For the purpose of adopting and implementing a coordinated groundwater management program pursuant to this part, a local agency may enter into a joint powers agreement pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code with public agencies, or a memorandum of understanding with public or private entities providing water service.

(c) A local agency may enter into agreements with public entities or private parties for the purpose of implementing a coordinated groundwater management plan.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 320, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1994.)

10755.3.
  

Local agencies within the same groundwater basin that conduct groundwater management programs within that basin pursuant to this part, and cities and counties that either manage groundwater pursuant to this part or have ordinances relating to groundwater within that basin, shall, at least annually, meet to coordinate those programs.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 833, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)

10755.4.
  

Except in those groundwater basins that are subject to critical conditions of groundwater overdraft, as identified in the department’s Bulletin 118–80, revised on December 24, 1982, the requirements of a groundwater management plan that is implemented pursuant to this part do not apply to the extraction of groundwater by means of a groundwater extraction facility that is used to provide water for domestic purposes to a single-unit residence and, if applicable, any dwelling unit authorized to be constructed pursuant to Section 65852.1 or 65852.2 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 947, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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