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Water Resources Conservation

Programs that preserve and protect water resources from indiscriminate losses or waste, improve the efficiency of its use, encourage water-saving practices to reduce costs and slow the depletion of the water supply, and ensure that the supply of quality water is adequate to meet the needs of the public, agriculture and industry.

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Water Supply System

Programs that are responsible for developing, maintaining and operating the system of aqueducts, reservoirs, channels, pipelines, mains, laterals, curb boxes and pumping and purifying equipment by which the community's water supply is obtained, treated, stored and distributed to consumers.

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Waterway Maintenance

Programs that are responsible for developing, restoring and otherwise maintaining rivers, canals, channels and other public waterways that are used for shipping and recreation.

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