Unless the context otherwise requires, the terms used in this chapter have the following meanings:

(a) “Fund” means the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Fund.

Terms Used In California Water Code 14902

  • Fund: means the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Fund. See California Water Code 14902
  • plan: means the management plan for agricultural subsurface drainage and related problems as described in the final report of the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program, dated September 1990, described in subdivision (a) of Section 14901. See California Water Code 14902
  • Program: means the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Program. See California Water Code 14902
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10

(b) “Management plan” or “plan” means the management plan for agricultural subsurface drainage and related problems as described in the final report of the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program, dated September 1990, described in subdivision (a) of Section 14901.

(c) “Program” means the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Relief Program.

(d) “Retirement land” means the lands recommended for retirement in the management plan, other irrigated agricultural lands characterized by low productivity, poor drainability, and high levels of dissolved selenium in shallow groundwater, or lands that contribute to agricultural subsurface drainage problems.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 959, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993. Section operative July 1, 1993, pursuant to Section 14920.)