Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
The following is an excerpt from the proposed California water bond
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:SECTION 1. Division 26.7 (commencing with Section 79700) is added to the Water Code, to read:
DIVISION 26.7. THE SAFE DRINKING WATER AND WATER SUPPLY RELIABILTY ACT OF 201079766. Not more than two hundred fifty million dollars ($250,000,000) of the funds provided pursuant to Section 79760 shall be allocated for dam removal and related measures in the Klamath River watershed if the Secretary of Natural Resources finds that the following conditions have been met:
(a) The State of California, State of Oregon, United States, and PacifiCorp have executed a dam removal agreement.
(b) The United States and the States of California and Oregon have made the determinations required under the agreement to effect dam removal.
(c) Ratepayer funds required by the agreement have been authorized and will be timely provided.
(d) All other conditions required in the agreement have been met.
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