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WATER CODE
SECTION 10755-10755.4



10755.  (a) If a local agency annexes land subject to a groundwater
management plan adopted pursuant to this part, the local agency
annexing the land shall comply with the groundwater management plan
for the annexed property.
   (b) If a local agency subject to a groundwater management plan
adopted pursuant to this part annexes land not subject to a
groundwater management plan adopted pursuant to this part at the time
of annexation, the annexed territory shall be subject to the
groundwater management plan of the local agency annexing the land.



10755.2.  (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage local
agencies, within the same groundwater basin, that are authorized to
adopt groundwater management plans pursuant to this part, to adopt
and implement a coordinated groundwater management plan.
   (b) For the purpose of adopting and implementing a coordinated
groundwater management program pursuant to this part, a local agency
may enter into a joint powers agreement pursuant to Chapter 5
(commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the
Government Code with public agencies, or a memorandum of
understanding with public or private entities providing water
service.
   (c) A local agency may enter into agreements with public entities
or private parties for the purpose of implementing a coordinated
groundwater management plan.



10755.3.  Local agencies within the same groundwater basin that
conduct groundwater management programs within that basin pursuant to
this part, and cities and counties that either manage groundwater
pursuant to this part or have ordinances relating to groundwater
within that basin, shall, at least annually, meet to coordinate those
programs.



10755.4.  Except in those groundwater basins that are subject to
critical conditions of groundwater overdraft, as identified in the
department's Bulletin 118-80, revised on December 24, 1982, the
requirements of a groundwater management plan that is implemented
pursuant to this part do not apply to the extraction of groundwater
by means of a groundwater extraction facility that is used to provide
water for domestic purposes to a single-unit residence and, if
applicable, any dwelling unit authorized to be constructed pursuant
to Section 65852.1 or 65852.2 of the Government Code.