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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 26. SAFE DRINKING WATER, CLEAN WATER, WATERSHED PROTECTION, AND FLOOD PROTECTION ACT [79000 - 79222]

  ( Division 26 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 6. Watershed Protection Program [79070 - 79104.206]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Water and Watershed Education Program [79090 - 79094]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. )

79090.
  

(a) There is hereby created in the account the Water and Watershed Education Subaccount.

(b) For the purposes of this article, “subaccount” means the Water and Watershed Education Subaccount created by subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 13 at the March 7, 2000, election.)

79091.
  

The sum of eight million dollars ($8,000,000) is hereby transferred from the account to the subaccount for the purposes of implementing this article.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 13 at the March 7, 2000, election.)

79092.
  

Three million dollars ($3,000,000) in the subaccount, upon appropriation by the Legislature to the department, may be used by the department for allocation to California State University, Fresno for the purposes of establishing and furthering the purposes of the California Water Institute at that campus.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 606, Sec. 13. Effective October 9, 2001. Note: This section was added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, and approved in Prop. 13 on March 7, 2000.)

79093.
  

Two million dollars ($2,000,000) in the subaccount, upon appropriation by the Legislature to the department, shall be used by the department for the development of a Delta Science Center, including, but not limited to, all of the following components:

(a) Public educational opportunities.

(b) Wildlife and habitat enhancement.

(c) Preservation of agricultural lands.

(d) Enhanced levee protection and rehabilitation.

(e) Water quality improvements.

(f) Nonstructural flood protection.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 13 at the March 7, 2000, election.)

79094.
  

Three million dollars ($3,000,000) in the subaccount, upon appropriation by the Legislature to the University of California, may be used for the purpose of site acquisition, construction, and equipping of a Watershed Science Laboratory, for long-term monitoring and research with regard to the hydrology, geomorphology, water quality and aquatic and riparian ecology of the north delta and its tributary watersheds.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 725, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 13 at the March 7, 2000, election.)

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