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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 4. Water Quality Program [12929.30 - 12929.31]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 715, Sec. 1. )

12929.30.
  

The Water Quality Program includes projects or programs of public agencies throughout the state that will either (1) reduce the amounts of agricultural drainage water or (2), improve the quality of agricultural drainage water with the result of improving the quality of water used for agricultural, municipal, or industrial purposes.

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

12929.31.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the funds provided to the department from the Water Quality Program be used for studies to investigate cost-effective reduction methods, containment structures, and treatment facilities for the treatment, storage, and disposal of agricultural drainage water.

(b) For purposes of this section, “treatment facilities” means facilities or works to treat agricultural drainage water to remove or substantially reduce the level of constituents which pollute or threaten to pollute the waters of the state, including, but not limited to, processes utilizing ion exchange, desalting technologies such as reverse osmosis, biological treatment, agriforestry, and cogeneration.

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

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