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AGO 1969 No. 24 >  December 22, 1969
DISTRICTS - PUBLIC UTILITY - PORT - IRRIGATION - RECLAMATION - RECLAMATION REVOLVING FUND BOND PURCHASES FOR RECLAMATION PROJECTS
DISTRICTS - PUBLIC UTILITY - PORT - IRRIGATION - RECLAMATION - RECLAMATION REVOLVING FUND BOND PURCHASES FOR RECLAMATION PROJECTS (1) A public utility district is authorized to construct, operate and maintain an irrigation water distribution system for the purpose of reclaiming lands for agricultural uses. (2) A port district is not authorized to construct, operate and maintain an irrigation water distribution system for the purpose of reclaiming lands for agricultural uses. (3) Moneys in the state reclamation revolving fund may be expended to purchase bonds of a public utility district which are issued by the district for the purpose of financing an irrigation project designed to reclaim arid waste lands for agricultural uses, upon approval of the particular reclamation project by the director of the department of water resources. (4) The director of the department of water resources may loan moneys from the reclamation revolving fund to an irrigation district to be used to finance the development of final engineering plans for an irrigation project of said district.
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