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Water Code - WAT

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 5. Flood Control [22160 - 22162]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 352. )

22160.
  

The district may, but shall not be required to, provide for, maintain and operate such works and facilities within or without its boundaries as the board may deem necessary to protect the land in, and the property of, the district, from damage by flood or overflow, and may pay the cost and expense thereof out of its general fund or any special fund provided therefor.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 352.)

22161.
  

A district may, but shall not be required to, contract with the United States, the State, or any agency or political subdivision thereof, or any person, for the construction, operation or maintenance of works, facilities or operations within or without the district boundaries which the board deems necessary to protect the land in, and property of, the district, from damage by flood or overflow, and may contribute to the cost or expense thereof out of its general fund or any special fund provided therefor.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 352.)

22162.
  

The provisions of Section 22160 apply only to districts containing 200,000 acres or more.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1513.)

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