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Water Code - WAT

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

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

PART 3. CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT [11100 - 11985]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [11100 - 11160]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

ARTICLE 2. Statement of Policy [11125 - 11128]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

11125.
  

The public interest, welfare, convenience, and necessity require the construction in the manner provided in this part of a system of works for the conservation, development, storage, distribution, and utilization of water, with incidental generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power which system of works is designated as the Central Valley Project and is specifically approved and authorized.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370.)

11126.
  

The construction, operation, and maintenance of the project as provided for in this part is in all respects for the welfare and benefit of the people of the State, for the improvement of their prosperity and their living conditions, and the provisions of this part shall therefore be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes and objects thereof.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370.)

11127.
  

The department shall be regarded as performing a governmental function in carrying out the provisions of this part.

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

11128.
  

The limitations prescribed in Section 11460 and 11463 shall also apply to any agency of the State or Federal Government which shall undertake the construction or operation of the project, or any unit thereof, including, besides those specifically described, additional units which are consistent with and which may be constructed, maintained, and operated as a part of the project and in furtherance of the single object contemplated by this part.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1325.)

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