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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 6. CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND UTILIZATION OF STATE WATER RESOURCES [10000 - 12999]

  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932. )

PART 6. WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS [12570 - 12949.6]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196. )

CHAPTER 5. State Financial Assistance for Local Projects [12880 - 12893]

  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 27. )

ARTICLE 4. Qualifications Generally [12883 - 12883.4]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 27. )

12883.
  

A proposed project may be approved for assistance only if it is determined that the project substantially conforms to the California Water Plan, is engineeringly feasible, economically justified, and, if a loan is proposed, that there is reasonable assurance, commensurate with the need for the proposed project, that the public agency can repay it. The potential future growth and development of the area shall be taken into consideration in the calculation of the benefits for the determination of the economic justification of a proposed project. Such factors as the public health, safety, and welfare shall be taken into consideration in determining the need for a proposed project.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 27.)

12883.2.
  

In the case of a grant for recreation or fish and wildlife enhancement, or both, the determination of economic justification of the proposed project may, in the department’s discretion, be limited to a determination of the economic justification of the recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement functions of the project.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 27.)

12883.4.
  

A loan for the preparation of a proposed feasibility report on a proposed project may be approved only if it is determined that there is reasonable assurance that the public agency can repay the loan and only if the agency receives a favorable written reply from the department on a written request for a preliminary determination of eligibility for a loan for the construction of the proposed project filed with the department by the agency under the regulations of the department promulgated pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 27.)

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