A water user that transfers surface water pursuant to this article may not replace that water with groundwater unless the groundwater use is either of the following:
(a) Consistent with a groundwater management plan adopted pursuant to state law for the affected area.
Terms Used In California Water Code 1745.10
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 14022
- water: includes the term "use of water. See California Water Code 1000
- Water supplier: means a local public agency or private company supplying or storing water, or a mutual water company. See California Water Code 1745
(b) Approved by the water supplier from whose service area the water is to be transferred and that water supplier, if a groundwater management plan has not been adopted, determines that the transfer will not create, or contribute to, conditions of long-term overdraft in the affected groundwater basin.
(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 481, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)