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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 3. DAMS AND RESERVOIRS [6000 - 6612]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225. )

PART 1. SUPERVISION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS [6000 - 6470]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225. )

CHAPTER 7. Inspection and Approval [6350 - 6407]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 6. Inspection During Progress of Work [6400 - 6407]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

6400.
  

During the construction, enlargement, repair, alteration, or removal of any dam or reservoir the department shall make continuous or periodical inspections at state expense for the purpose of securing conformity with the approved plans and specifications but shall require the owner to perform at his expense such work or tests as necessary to disclose information sufficient to enable the department to determine that conformity with the approved plans and specifications is being secured.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6401.
  

If, after any inspections, investigations, or examinations, or at any time as the work progresses, or at any time prior to issuance of a certificate of approval it is found by the department that amendments, modifications, or changes are necessary to insure safety, the department may order the owner to revise the plans and specifications.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6402.
  

If conditions are revealed which will not permit the construction of a safe dam or reservoir the approval may be revoked.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6403.
  

In the event that conditions imposed may be waived or made less burdensome without sacrificing a proper margin of safety, the department may authorize an owner to revise the plans and specifications accordingly.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6404.
  

If at any time during construction, enlargement, repair, or alterations of any dam or reservoir the department finds that the work is not being done in accordance with the provisions of the approval and the approved plans and specifications or in accordance with the approval and revised plans and specifications, it shall give a written notice and order by registered mail or by personal service to the owner.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6405.
  

The notice and order shall state the particulars in which the approval and approved plans and specifications or the approval and approved plans and specifications as revised are not being or have not been complied with and shall order the immediate compliance with the approval and approved plans and specifications or with the approval and approved revised plans and specifications as the case may be.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6406.
  

The department may order that no further work be done until such compliance has been effected and approved by the department.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6407.
  

A failure to comply with the approval and approved plans and specifications as originally approved or as revised shall render the approval subject to revocation by the department, if compliance is not made in accordance therewith after notice and order from the department as provided in this article.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

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