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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 3. CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT [11100 - 11985]

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

CHAPTER 11. Water Conservation and Reclamation Projects [11950 - 11985]

  ( Chapter 11 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 2. Statewide Water Conservation [11960 - 11965]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1. )

11960.
  

Any water supplier or user of water in the state that has an existing right which permits the supplier or user to sell water may enter into a contract under this chapter to finance the conservation or recycling of water and to sell the conserved or recycled water to another water supplier or water user.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 28, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 1996.)

11961.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, where any person or public agency undertakes any water conservation effort, either separately or jointly, pursuant to any contract with any other water user, which results in a reduced use of water by that person or agency, no forfeiture, dimunition, or impairment of the right to use the water conserved shall occur, except as set forth in the agreements between the parties.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1.)

11962.
  

Water conservation and reclamation projects eligible for assistance under this chapter include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a) Projects for municipal and industrial advanced waste water treatment to permit the reuse of the water for additional purposes.

(b) Projects for the improvement of water supply and delivery facilities.

(c) Projects for the improvement of on-farm irrigation systems, including tailwater recovery systems, regulatory impoundments, and sprinkler, drip, or other irrigation systems which enable more efficient use of water.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1.)

11963.
  

Any contract entered into pursuant to this chapter for the transfer or sale of conserved or recycled water may provide for the recall of water and may include terms for that recall. Any recall provisions shall include a notice period of not less than five years unless otherwise agreed by the parties.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 28, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 1996.)

11964.
  

Water conservation or reclamation projects developed pursuant to this chapter may be funded pursuant to any bond law heretofore or hereafter approved by the voters if the project is otherwise eligible for funding under the bond law.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1.)

11965.
  

This article shall not be applicable to the State Water Resources Development System.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 938, Sec. 1.)

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