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WATER CODE
SECTION 10608.50



10608.50.  (a) The department, in consultation with the board, shall
promote implementation of regional water resources management
practices through increased incentives and removal of barriers
consistent with state and federal law. Potential changes may include,
but are not limited to, all of the following:
   (1) Revisions to the requirements for urban and agricultural water
management plans.
   (2) Revisions to the requirements for integrated regional water
management plans.
   (3) Revisions to the eligibility for state water management grants
and loans.
   (4) Revisions to state or local permitting requirements that
increase water supply opportunities, but do not weaken water quality
protection under state and federal law.
   (5) Increased funding for research, feasibility studies, and
project construction.
   (6) Expanding technical and educational support for local land use
and water management agencies.
   (b) No later than January 1, 2011, and updated as part of the
California Water Plan, the department, in consultation with the
board, and with public input, shall propose new statewide targets, or
review and update existing statewide targets, for regional water
resources management practices, including, but not limited to,
recycled water, brackish groundwater desalination, and infiltration
and direct use of urban stormwater runoff.