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DIVISION 31. BAY AREA WATER SUPPLY AND CONSERVATION AGENCY [81300 - 81461]

  ( Division 31 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions and Definitions [81300 - 81309]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [81302 - 81309]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

81302.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this division.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81303.
  

“Agency” means the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81304.
  

“Board” means the board of directors of the agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81305.
  

“Eligible public entities” means the 24 public entities in San Mateo County, Alameda County, and Santa Clara County that purchase water from San Francisco pursuant to the July 2009 Water Supply Agreement, or any subsequent water supply contract, that include Alameda County Water District, City of Brisbane, City of Burlingame, Coastside County Water District, City of Daly City, City of East Palo Alto, Estero Municipal Improvement District, Guadalupe Valley Municipal Improvement District, City of Hayward, Town of Hillsborough, City of Menlo Park, Mid-Peninsula Water District, City of Millbrae, City of Milpitas, City of Mountain View, North Coast County Water District, City of Palo Alto, Purissima Hills Water District, City of Redwood City, City of San Bruno, City of San Jose, City of Santa Clara, City of Sunnyvale, and Westborough Water District.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 63, Sec. 1. (AB 2488) Effective January 1, 2011.)

81306.
  

“Project” means a work and all of the activities related to, or necessary for, the acquisition, construction, operation and maintenance of a work, including, but not limited to, planning, design, financing, contracting, project management, and administration.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81307.
  

“Regional water system” means facilities for the storage, treatment, and transmission of water operated by San Francisco located in the Counties of Tuolumne, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and three terminal reservoirs in San Francisco.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81307.5.
  

“San Francisco” means the City and County of San Francisco.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81308.
  

“Work” or “works” include, but is not limited to, reservoirs, water treatment plants, facilities for the transmission of water, water conservation measures and programs, facilities for the conjunctive use of surface water and groundwater, and facilities for the transmission of recycled water.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81309.
  

“Zone” means an improvement district, assessment district, or area benefiting from a project.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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