Cal. Water Code § 1241

Current through 2020 Notice Register, No. 38, September 18, 2020
Section 1241

If the person entitled to the use of water fails to use beneficially all or any part of the water claimed by him or her, for which a right of use has vested, for the purpose for which it was appropriated or adjudicated, for a period of five years, that unused water may revert to the public and shall, if reverted, be regarded as unappropriated public water. That reversion shall occur upon a finding by the board following notice to the permittee, licensee, or person holding a livestock stockpond certificate or small domestic use, small irrigation use, or livestock stockpond use registration under this part and a public hearing if requested by the permittee, licensee, certificate holder, or registration holder.

Ca. Water Code § 1241

Amended by Stats 2011 ch 579 (AB 964),s 8, eff. 1/1/2012.
Amended by Stats 2010 ch 288 (SB 1169),s 10, eff. 1/1/2011.