As used in this chapter:

(a) “Public agency” means any state agency, county, city and county, city, or district of the State, except the department.

Terms Used In California Water Code 12801

(b) “Flood control project” means any project heretofore or hereafter adopted and authorized by the Congress requiring local cooperation for flood control purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)