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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

PART 2. FORMATION [74030 - 74136]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [74030 - 74033]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74030.
  

A district may be organized and established by the board of supervisors of any county in this state, as expressly provided in this part, when the conditions stated in this part are found to exist, and may exercise the powers expressly granted in this division, or necessarily implied.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74031.
  

A district may be organized upon petition by the qualified electors in an area comprising the whole or a part or parts of one or more watersheds of any stream or streams of water or unnavigable river or rivers, or territory adjacent to such watershed or watersheds, or deriving such area’s water supply, in whole or in part, from such stream or streams, or river or rivers, or the subterranean supply of waters therefrom, for the conservation of the waters of such stream or streams or unnavigable river or rivers.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74032.
  

A district may be entirely within unincorporated territory or partly within unincorporated and partly within incorporated territory, and may be within one or more counties.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74033.
  

The territory to be included within a district need not be contiguous.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

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