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§ 990. Definitions.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 3.5. Urban Water Use Efficiency and Conservation
Article 1. Reporting
23 CCR § 990
§ 990. Definitions.
As used in this Article:
(a) “Board” means the State Water Resources Control Board.
(b) “Commercial agricultural use” means “agricultural use” as defined in Government Code section 51201, subdivision (b), including irrigation of land, irrigation within green houses, frost protection, and heat control. “Commercial agricultural use” does not include cleaning, processing, or other similar post-harvest activities.
(c) “Non-revenue water” means the portion of water consumption that is not billed and does not produce revenue. It is equal to the sum of the urban water supplier's unbilled authorized consumption and apparent and real losses.
(d) “Commercial, industrial, and institutional” (CII) means all indoor and outdoor water used by all commercial water users, industrial water users, and institutional water users as respectively defined in Water Code, section 10608.12, subdivisions (e), (i), and (j). CII includes agricultural water and landscape water used for parks, medians, and other outdoor areas associated with CII.
(e) “Percent residential use” is calculated by dividing the amount of water provided to the residential sector for the reporting month (not including non-revenue water) by the total potable water production for the reporting month.
(f) “Total potable water production” means all potable water that enters into a water supplier's distribution system, excluding water placed into storage and not withdrawn for use during the reporting period and excluding water exported outsider the supplier's service area during the reporting period. Total Potable Water Production includes all non-revenue waters.
(g) “Urban water supplier” means a supplier that meets the definition set forth in Water Code section 10617, except it does not include suppliers when they are functioning solely in a wholesale capacity. “Urban water supplier” does include suppliers when they are functioning in a retail capacity.
(h) “Water shortage response action level” means one of six standard water shortage levels corresponding to progressive ranges of up to 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50 percent shortages and greater than 50 percent shortage, as defined in Water Code section 10632, subdivision (a)(3)(A).
Note: Authority cited: Section 1058, Water Code. Reference: Article X, Section 2, California Constitution; Section 51201, Government Code; and Sections 102, 104, 105, 350, 1122, 1123, 1124, 1846, 1846.5, 10617 and 10632, Water Code.
1. New chapter 3.5 (article 1, sections 990-991), article 1 (sections 990-991) and section filed 8-31-2020; operative 10-1-2020. Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extended 60 days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 days pursuant to Executive Order N-66-20 (Register 2020, No. 36).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
23 CCR § 990, 23 CA ADC § 990
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