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WATER CODE
SECTION 10608.56-10608.60



10608.56.  (a) On and after July 1, 2016, an urban retail water
supplier is not eligible for a water grant or loan awarded or
administered by the state unless the supplier complies with this
part.
   (b) On and after July 1, 2013, an agricultural water supplier is
not eligible for a water grant or loan awarded or administered by the
state unless the supplier complies with this part.
   (c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the department shall
determine that an urban retail water supplier is eligible for a water
grant or loan even though the supplier has not met the per capita
reductions required pursuant to Section 10608.24, if the urban retail
water supplier has submitted to the department for approval a
schedule, financing plan, and budget, to be included in the grant or
loan agreement, for achieving the per capita reductions. The supplier
may request grant or loan funds to achieve the per capita reductions
to the extent the request is consistent with the eligibility
requirements applicable to the water funds.
   (d) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), the department shall
determine that an agricultural water supplier is eligible for a water
grant or loan even though the supplier is not implementing all of
the efficient water management practices described in Section
10608.48, if the agricultural water supplier has submitted to the
department for approval a schedule, financing plan, and budget, to be
included in the grant or loan agreement, for implementation of the
efficient water management practices. The supplier may request grant
or loan funds to implement the efficient water management practices
to the extent the request is consistent with the eligibility
requirements applicable to the water funds.
   (e) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the department shall
determine that an urban retail water supplier is eligible for a water
grant or loan even though the supplier has not met the per capita
reductions required pursuant to Section 10608.24, if the urban retail
water supplier has submitted to the department for approval
documentation demonstrating that its entire service area qualifies as
a disadvantaged community.
   (f) The department shall not deny eligibility to an urban retail
water supplier or agricultural water supplier in compliance with the
requirements of this part and Part 2.8 (commencing with Section
10800), that is participating in a multiagency water project, or an
integrated regional water management plan, developed pursuant to
Section 75026 of the Public Resources Code, solely on the basis that
one or more of the agencies participating in the project or plan is
not implementing all of the requirements of this part or Part 2.8
(commencing with Section 10800).



10608.60.  (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that funds made
available by Section 75026 of the Public Resources Code should be
expended, consistent with Division 43 (commencing with Section 75001)
of the Public Resources Code and upon appropriation by the
Legislature, for grants to implement this part. In the allocation of
funding, it is the intent of the Legislature that the department give
consideration to disadvantaged communities to assist in implementing
the requirements of this part.
   (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that funds made available
by Section 75041 of the Public Resources Code, should be expended,
consistent with Division 43 (commencing with Section 75001) of the
Public Resources Code and upon appropriation by the Legislature, for
direct expenditures to implement this part.