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WATER CODE
SECTION 9140-9142



9140.  (a) On or before September 30 of each year, a local agency
responsible for the operation and maintenance of a project levee
shall prepare and submit to the department, in a format specified by
the department, a report of information for inclusion in periodic
flood management reports prepared by the department relating to the
project levee. The information submitted to the department shall
include all of the following:
   (1) Information known to the local agency that is relevant to the
condition or performance of the project levee.
   (2) Information identifying known conditions that might impair or
compromise the level of flood protection provided by the project
levee.
   (3) A summary of the maintenance performed by the local agency
during the previous fiscal year.
   (4) A statement of work and estimated cost for operation and
maintenance of the project levee for the current fiscal year, as
approved by the local agency.
   (5) Any other readily available information contained in the
records of the local agency relevant to the condition or performance
of the project levee, as determined by the board or the department.
   (b) A local agency described in subdivision (a) that operates and
maintains a nonproject levee that also benefits land within the
boundaries of the area benefited by the project levee shall include
information pursuant to subdivision (a) with regard to the nonproject
levee.
   (c) A local agency that incurs costs for the maintenance or
improvement of a project or nonproject levee under the delta levee
maintenance subventions program established pursuant to Part 9
(commencing with Section 12980) of Division 6 may submit information
submitted to satisfy the requirements of that program to meet the
requirements of paragraph (3) of subdivision (a), but may do so only
for that reach of the levee included in that program.
   (d) (1) A local agency responsible for the operation and
maintenance of a levee not otherwise subject to this section may
voluntarily prepare and submit to the department or the board a flood
management report for posting on the Internet Web site of the
department or the board.
   (2) A flood management report submitted pursuant to paragraph (1)
shall be made available on the Internet Web site of the board if the
local agency is partially or wholly within the geographical
boundaries of the board's jurisdiction. Otherwise, the report shall
be made available on the Internet Web site of the department.




9141.  (a) The department shall prepare and transmit to the board a
report on the project levees operated and maintained by each local
agency, using information provided by the local agency pursuant to
Section 9140 and information from relevant portions of any of the
following documents, as determined by the department:
   (1) Annual inspection reports on local agency maintenance prepared
by the department or the board.
   (2) The State Plan of Flood Control.
   (3) The flood control system status report described in Section
9120.
   (4) The schedule for mapping described in Section 8612.
   (5) Any correspondence, document, or information deemed relevant
by the department.
   (b) The department shall make the flood management report for each
local agency available on the Internet Web site of the board and
shall provide the report to all of the following entities:
   (1) The local agency.
   (2) Any city or county within the local agency's jurisdiction.
   (3) Any public library located within the local agency's
jurisdiction.
   (c) The report shall be completed on or before December 31, 2008,
and shall be updated annually.



9142.  A local agency responsible for the operation and maintenance
of a project levee may propose to the board an upgrade of the project
levee if the local agency determines that the upgrade is
appropriate. The local agency may implement that upgrade if approved
by the board.