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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 2. Description of the Project [11200 - 11295]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

ARTICLE 2. Shasta Dam [11205 - 11209]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

11205.
  

The unit designated as Shasta Dam consists of the following:

(a) A dam, reservoir, and one or more hydroelectric power plants, with necessary afterbay and regulatory appurtenant works located on the Sacramento River at or near Kennett.

(b) A transmission line having capacity sufficient to transmit all the electric power which can be generated at the dam, including substations, transformer stations, and other facilities for the distribution of power from the dam to a central substation near Antioch.

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

11206.
  

The transmission line shall be located in such manner and along such route as to enable the most convenient distribution of electric power to the load centers traversed thereby or capable of service therefrom.

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

11207.
  

Shasta Dam shall be constructed and used primarily for the following purposes:

(a) Improvement of navigation on the Sacramento River to Red Bluff.

(b) Increasing flood protection in the Sacramento Valley.

(c) Salinity control in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

(d) Storage and stabilization of the water supply of the Sacramento River for irrigation and domestic use.

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

11208.
  

Shasta Dam shall be constructed and used secondarily for the generation of electric power and other beneficial uses.

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

11209.
  

The dam shall be built to such height and the power plant or plants shall be of such capacity as the department determines. The reservoir shall have such storage capacity as the department determines but the capacity shall be not less than 2,940,000 acre-feet of water.

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

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