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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [22075 - 22982]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 1. Powers and Purposes Generally [22075 - 22186]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 2. Drainage [22095 - 22099]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

22095.
  

A district may provide for any and all drainage made necessary by the irrigation provided for by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22096.
  

All laws respecting irrigation by districts or respecting districts shall also be so construed and enforced as to apply to drainage.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22097.
  

The officers, agents, and employees of districts have the same powers, duties, and liabilities respecting drainage and construction, operation, and control relating to it as they have respecting irrigation.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22098.
  

Whenever it appears necessary to drain any land within a district on account of the irrigation which has been done or which is intended to be done by the district under laws relating to it, whether for the purpose of more beneficially carrying on the irrigation or to protect the district from liability by reason of the irrigation, its board, if it is reasonable from an economic standpoint that the drainage be provided, shall provide for the drainage.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22099.
  

No drainage need be provided for land as to which the district is relieved from liability for seepage or flooding by reason of grant, waiver, prescription, statute, decree, or condemnation.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

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