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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32620-32621



32620.  Nothing in this division shall be interpreted to grant the
board any regulatory or governing authority over any ordinance or
regulatory measure adopted by a city, county, or special district
that pertains to land use, water rights, or environmental quality.




32621.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division,
the conservancy shall not take any action that does any of the
following:
   (1) Interferes or conflicts with the exercise of the powers or
duties of any watermaster, public agency, or other body or entity
responsible for groundwater or surface water management or
groundwater replenishment as designated or established pursuant to
any adjudication or statute.
   (2) Interferes or conflicts with any provision of any judgment or
court order issued, or rule or regulation adopted, pursuant to any
adjudication affecting water or water management in the San Gabriel
River watershed and basin.
   (3) Impedes or adversely impacts any previously adopted Los
Angeles County Drainage Area project, as described in the report of
the Chief of Engineers dated June 30, 1992, including any supplement
or addendum to that report as of September 1, 1999, or any
maintenance agreement to operate the project.
   (4) Results in the degradation of water quality, or interferes or
conflicts with any action by a watermaster or public agency that is
authorized pursuant to statute, any water right or adjudication
including, but not limited to, any action relating to water
conservation, groundwater recharge, conservation or storage of water,
or both, the pumping of groundwater, water treatment, the regulation
of spreading, injection, pumping, storage, or the use of water from
local sources, stormwater flows and runoff, or from imported or
reclaimed water that is undertaken in connection with the management
of the San Gabriel River or any branch, stream, fork, or tributary
thereof, a groundwater basin, or groundwater resource.
   (5) Interferes with, obstructs, hinders, or delays the exercise
of, any water right by the owner of a public water system, including,
but not limited to, the construction, operation, maintenance,
replacement, repair, location, or relocation of any well or water
pumping, treatment, or storage facility, pipeline, or other facility
or property necessary or useful to the operation of the public water
system.
   (b) The conservancy shall provide written notice to every water
association in the jurisdiction of the conservancy of any proposed
action, policy, or project that may affect any water right or water
delivery system at least 45 calendar days prior to the date set for
approval of any of those matters by the conservancy.
   (c) As used in this section, "adjudication" means any final
judgment or order entered in any judicial proceeding adjudicating or
affecting water rights, surface water management, or groundwater
management.
   (d) The conservancy shall consult with other conservancies within
the Resources Agency prior to implementing any project pursuant to
this division in which there may be a jurisdictional overlap between
those conservancies. Each of those conservancies shall make its best
effort to resolve any issues regarding any project development that
is carried out pursuant to this division in a mutually advantageous
and environmentally beneficial manner. Any dispute between the
conservancies shall be referred to the Resources Agency for
resolution.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 32620-32621

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32620-32621



32620.  Nothing in this division shall be interpreted to grant the
board any regulatory or governing authority over any ordinance or
regulatory measure adopted by a city, county, or special district
that pertains to land use, water rights, or environmental quality.




32621.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division,
the conservancy shall not take any action that does any of the
following:
   (1) Interferes or conflicts with the exercise of the powers or
duties of any watermaster, public agency, or other body or entity
responsible for groundwater or surface water management or
groundwater replenishment as designated or established pursuant to
any adjudication or statute.
   (2) Interferes or conflicts with any provision of any judgment or
court order issued, or rule or regulation adopted, pursuant to any
adjudication affecting water or water management in the San Gabriel
River watershed and basin.
   (3) Impedes or adversely impacts any previously adopted Los
Angeles County Drainage Area project, as described in the report of
the Chief of Engineers dated June 30, 1992, including any supplement
or addendum to that report as of September 1, 1999, or any
maintenance agreement to operate the project.
   (4) Results in the degradation of water quality, or interferes or
conflicts with any action by a watermaster or public agency that is
authorized pursuant to statute, any water right or adjudication
including, but not limited to, any action relating to water
conservation, groundwater recharge, conservation or storage of water,
or both, the pumping of groundwater, water treatment, the regulation
of spreading, injection, pumping, storage, or the use of water from
local sources, stormwater flows and runoff, or from imported or
reclaimed water that is undertaken in connection with the management
of the San Gabriel River or any branch, stream, fork, or tributary
thereof, a groundwater basin, or groundwater resource.
   (5) Interferes with, obstructs, hinders, or delays the exercise
of, any water right by the owner of a public water system, including,
but not limited to, the construction, operation, maintenance,
replacement, repair, location, or relocation of any well or water
pumping, treatment, or storage facility, pipeline, or other facility
or property necessary or useful to the operation of the public water
system.
   (b) The conservancy shall provide written notice to every water
association in the jurisdiction of the conservancy of any proposed
action, policy, or project that may affect any water right or water
delivery system at least 45 calendar days prior to the date set for
approval of any of those matters by the conservancy.
   (c) As used in this section, "adjudication" means any final
judgment or order entered in any judicial proceeding adjudicating or
affecting water rights, surface water management, or groundwater
management.
   (d) The conservancy shall consult with other conservancies within
the Resources Agency prior to implementing any project pursuant to
this division in which there may be a jurisdictional overlap between
those conservancies. Each of those conservancies shall make its best
effort to resolve any issues regarding any project development that
is carried out pursuant to this division in a mutually advantageous
and environmentally beneficial manner. Any dispute between the
conservancies shall be referred to the Resources Agency for
resolution.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 32620-32621

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32620-32621



32620.  Nothing in this division shall be interpreted to grant the
board any regulatory or governing authority over any ordinance or
regulatory measure adopted by a city, county, or special district
that pertains to land use, water rights, or environmental quality.




32621.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division,
the conservancy shall not take any action that does any of the
following:
   (1) Interferes or conflicts with the exercise of the powers or
duties of any watermaster, public agency, or other body or entity
responsible for groundwater or surface water management or
groundwater replenishment as designated or established pursuant to
any adjudication or statute.
   (2) Interferes or conflicts with any provision of any judgment or
court order issued, or rule or regulation adopted, pursuant to any
adjudication affecting water or water management in the San Gabriel
River watershed and basin.
   (3) Impedes or adversely impacts any previously adopted Los
Angeles County Drainage Area project, as described in the report of
the Chief of Engineers dated June 30, 1992, including any supplement
or addendum to that report as of September 1, 1999, or any
maintenance agreement to operate the project.
   (4) Results in the degradation of water quality, or interferes or
conflicts with any action by a watermaster or public agency that is
authorized pursuant to statute, any water right or adjudication
including, but not limited to, any action relating to water
conservation, groundwater recharge, conservation or storage of water,
or both, the pumping of groundwater, water treatment, the regulation
of spreading, injection, pumping, storage, or the use of water from
local sources, stormwater flows and runoff, or from imported or
reclaimed water that is undertaken in connection with the management
of the San Gabriel River or any branch, stream, fork, or tributary
thereof, a groundwater basin, or groundwater resource.
   (5) Interferes with, obstructs, hinders, or delays the exercise
of, any water right by the owner of a public water system, including,
but not limited to, the construction, operation, maintenance,
replacement, repair, location, or relocation of any well or water
pumping, treatment, or storage facility, pipeline, or other facility
or property necessary or useful to the operation of the public water
system.
   (b) The conservancy shall provide written notice to every water
association in the jurisdiction of the conservancy of any proposed
action, policy, or project that may affect any water right or water
delivery system at least 45 calendar days prior to the date set for
approval of any of those matters by the conservancy.
   (c) As used in this section, "adjudication" means any final
judgment or order entered in any judicial proceeding adjudicating or
affecting water rights, surface water management, or groundwater
management.
   (d) The conservancy shall consult with other conservancies within
the Resources Agency prior to implementing any project pursuant to
this division in which there may be a jurisdictional overlap between
those conservancies. Each of those conservancies shall make its best
effort to resolve any issues regarding any project development that
is carried out pursuant to this division in a mutually advantageous
and environmentally beneficial manner. Any dispute between the
conservancies shall be referred to the Resources Agency for
resolution.

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