as amended, Salas. Water:
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Existing law regulates the use of recycled water and establishes notification requirements for unauthorized discharges of recycled water to waters of the state. Existing law also makes specified findings and declarations with respect to recycled water.end delete
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to those findings and declarations.end delete
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State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 13529 of the Water Code is amended to
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the
26(a) The purpose of Section 13529.2 is to establish notification
27requirements for unauthorized discharges of recycled water to
28waters of the state.
29(b) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this section to
30promote the efficient and safe use of recycled water.
31(c) The people of the state have a primary interest in the
32development of facilities to recycle water to supplement existing
33water supplies and to minimize the impacts of growing demand
34for new water on sensitive natural water bodies.
35(d) A substantial portion of the future water requirements of the
36state may be economically met by the beneficial use of recycled
38(e) The Legislature has established a statewide goal to recycle
39700,000 acre-feet of water per year by the year 2000 and 1,000,000
40acre-feet of water per year by the year 2010.
P4 1(f) The use of recycled water has been proven to be safe and
2the State Department of Health Services is drafting regulations to
3provide for expanded uses of recycled water.