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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

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

PART 6. COOPERATION [23100 - 23465]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 3. Cooperation With Other Districts [23375 - 23465]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 1. Cooperation With Districts in Other States [23375 - 23383]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

23375.
  

The provisions of this chapter do not extend the right of eminent domain to any public use in behalf of which it may not otherwise be exercised.

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

23376.
  

Districts may enter into agreements with irrigation districts in adjoining States for the joint acquisition, management, and control of diverting, impounding, or distributing works for irrigating or draining land within the boundaries of the respective districts.

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

23377.
  

Agreements pursuant to this article may be evidenced by written contracts executed on behalf of the board of directors or trustees of each respective district or by resolutions entered upon their respective minutes.

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

23378.
  

The contracts or certified copies of them and certified copies of the resolutions shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder in each county in which is situated any of the land of the districts or any of the reservoir sites or other real property owned by the districts or acquired pursuant to this article.

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

23379.
  

Agreements made pursuant to this article may provide for joint ownership, several ownership, or ownership in common of the property convenient for their joint purposes and may provide for the terms under which or the respective proportions in which the property shall be held.

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

23380.
  

Any rights or disputes arising out of or from the agreements may be tried before and enforced by any court of competent jurisdiction in this State.

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

23381.
  

Any meeting of a board regularly adjourned to or called substantially in the manner for calling special meetings may be held in conjunction with the board of the cooperating district in the cooperating district in the adjoining State with the same validity as if held at the district office in this State.

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

23382.
  

For the purposes of cooperative action pursuant to this article either district may divert water from either or both States for either or both impounding in the adjoining State or for distribution to the land of either or both cooperating districts.

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

23383.
  

So far as necessary for carrying out the purposes of this article a cooperating district in an adjoining State may hold title to property in this State, and a cooperating district in this State may hold title to property in the adjoining State.

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

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