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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 6. WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS [12570 - 12949.6]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196. )

CHAPTER 7.7. Environmental Water Act of 1989 [12929 - 12929.46]

  ( Chapter 7.7 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12929 - 12929.2]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1. )

12929.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Environmental Water Act of 1989.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1.)

12929.1.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this chapter, to prescribe the purposes of the Environmental Water Fund, and to create, and prescribe the purposes of, the Environmental Water Program and the Water Quality Program.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1.)

12929.2.
  

As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Department” means the Department of Water Resources.

(b) “Board” means the State Water Resources Control Board.

(c) “Mono Lake Basin” means Mono Lake and its watershed.

(d) “Environmental Water Program” means the Environmental Water Program created pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 12929.20).

(e) “Mono Lake Committee” means the California nonprofit citizens organization formed to save Mono Lake.

(f) “Water Quality Program” means the Water Quality program created pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 12929.30).

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1.)

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