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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 6. Acquisition and Disposal of Property [11575 - 11595]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

ARTICLE 3. Acquiring Facilities of Public Utilities and State Agencies [11590 - 11592]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

11590.
  

The department has no power to take or destroy the whole or any part of the line or plant of any common carrier railroad, other public utility, or state agency, or the appurtenances thereof, either in the construction of any dam, canal, or other works, or by including the same within the area of any reservoir, unless and until the department has provided and substituted for the facilities to be taken or destroyed new facilities of like character and at least equal in usefulness with suitable adjustment for any increase or decrease in the cost of operating and maintenance thereof, or unless and until the taking or destruction has been permitted by agreement executed between the department and the common carrier, public utility, or state agency.

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

11591.
  

The expense of the department in complying with the requirements of this article is part of the cost of constructing the project.

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

11592.
  

In the event the department and any common carrier railroad, other public utility, or state agency fail to agree as to the character or location of new facilities to be provided as required in this article, the character and location of the new facilities and any other controversy concerning requirements imposed by this chapter shall be submitted to and determined and decided by the Public Utilities Commission of the State.

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

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