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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )


  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 3. Statutory Adjudications [2500 - 2868]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 4. Proof of Claim [2575 - 2577]
  ( Article 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 545. )


The proof of claim shall be filed with the board on the form provided by the board and shall include all of the following:

(a) The name and post office address of the claimant.

(b) The nature of the right on which the claim is based, the date upon which it was initiated, and the purpose of use.

(c) A description of any works of diversion or distribution and the date such works were constructed.

(d) The character of the soil and the location, area, and kind of crops irrigated, if any; the season of use; and the amount of water required and diverted.

(e) The number of people served water, if any.

(f) Such other facts as the board requires to show the extent and nature of the right and compliance with the law in acquiring it.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 545.)


Each claimant shall certify to the proof of claim statements under oath or penalty of perjury.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 545.)


Any person not submitting a proof of claim to the board or to representatives of the board by the conclusion of the investigation shall be notified in writing that such person’s rights will be entered in the preliminary order of determination by the board based on the measurements and information gathered during the investigation unless a claim is submitted within 30 days of such notification.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 545.)

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