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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

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

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [74500 - 74652]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 5. Contracts With Other Agencies [74570 - 74630]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 2. Contracts for Supply of Water and Construction of Works [74590 - 74593]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74590.
  

A district may contract with any city, city and county, county, or district organized under the laws of this state for a water supply.

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

74591.
  

A district may enter into contracts with municipalities, water districts of any type or kind, counties, cities and counties, the State of California, or the United States, under such terms as may be mutually advantageous, for the acquisition or construction of the works authorized by this division, and each of the parties to such contract may contribute to the cost of such acquisition or construction such sums of money as may be agreed upon. Such contracts shall provide for the operation and maintenance of the works thus acquired and for the distribution and sale of any water that may be stored or controlled by the parties thereto. Any surplus revenue derived from such sale, after paying the cost of the operation and maintenance of the works, may be distributed to the parties to the contract in such proportions as may be agreed upon, or may be used for extensions and improvements.

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

74592.
  

A district may enter into contracts with municipalities, water districts of any type or kind, counties, cities and counties, the State of California, or the United States, under such terms as may be mutually advantageous, for the acquisition or disposal of water or water rights or water storage facilities and rights, or any interest in such water, water rights, or water storage facilities and rights for any useful purpose.

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

74593.
  

A district, whenever the board deems it to be to the advantage of the district so to do, may:

(a) Enter into contracts with municipalities, sanitary districts or other incorporated bodies, either within or without the district, providing for the delivery to the district of sewage or storm water produced by or coming from such municipalities, sanitary districts, or other incorporated bodies.

(b) Treat, purify, and recycle such water for beneficial use.

(c) Store, distribute, sell, or otherwise dispose of the water and byproducts resulting from such treatment, purification, or recycling.

The district may construct and operate the works necessary for such purposes, and may acquire or construct and may maintain pipelines, flumes, ditches, and reservoirs suitable or adaptable for the prevention of the wastage of water.

Whenever the district receives a revenue from the sale of water and byproducts in excess of the cost of operating and maintaining the works authorized in this section, it may, for the purpose of enlarging, extending, or improving such works, issue its certificates of indebtedness payable out of such excess revenues, and pledge the same for the payment of the indebtedness so created.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 28, Sec. 54. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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