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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 7. WATER QUALITY [13000 - 16104]

  ( Division 7 repealed and added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 482. )

CHAPTER 7. Water Reclamation [13500 - 13558.1]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 482. )

ARTICLE 2. Declaration of Policy [13510 - 13512]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 482. )

13510.
  

It is hereby declared that the people of the state have a primary interest in the development of facilities to recycle water containing waste to supplement existing surface and underground water supplies and to assist in meeting the future water requirements of the state.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 28, Sec. 26. Effective January 1, 1996.)

13511.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that a substantial portion of the future water requirements of this state may be economically met by beneficial use of recycled water.

The Legislature further finds and declares that the utilization of recycled water by local communities for domestic, agricultural, industrial, recreational, and fish and wildlife purposes will contribute to the peace, health, safety and welfare of the people of the state. Use of recycled water constitutes the development of “new basic water supplies” as that term is used in Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 12880) of Part 6 of Division 6.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 28, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 1996.)

13512.
  

It is the intention of the Legislature that the state undertake all possible steps to encourage development of water recycling facilities so that recycled water may be made available to help meet the growing water requirements of the state.

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

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