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§ 876.7. Limitation on Inefficient Domestic Lawn Irrigation.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 2. Appropriation of Water
Article 24. Curtailment of Diversions Due to Drought Emergency
23 CCR § 876.7
§ 876.7. Limitation on Inefficient Domestic Lawn Irrigation.
(a) Inefficient surface water uses in the Mill Creek and Deer Creek Watersheds for domestic lawn watering, which result in excessive water diversion for a small amount of water used for beneficial use are not reasonable in light of the alternatives available and needs of the fishery. For the purposes of this regulation, inefficient surface water uses for domestic lawn watering are those that use more than 18.5 gallons per day per 100 square feet, a reasonable water quantity set forth in Article 5, section 697.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1058 and 1058.5, Water Code. Reference: Cal. Const., Art. X, § 2; Sections 100, 100.5, 104, 105, 275 and 1058.5, Water Code; Environmental Defense Fund v. East Bay Muni. Util. Dist. (1980) 26 Cal.3d 183; Light v. State Water Resources Control Board (2014) 226 Cal.App.4th 1463; and Stanford Vina Ranch Irrigation Co. v. State of California (2020) 50 Cal.App.5th 976.
1. New section filed 10-4-2021 as an emergency; operative 10-4-2021 (Register 2021, No. 41). The finding of emergency was exempt from OAL review pursuant to Water Code section 1058.5(b). Pursuant to Water Code section 1058.5(c), a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-3-2022 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 876.7, 23 CA ADC § 876.7
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