46A-1-1. Legislative findings and policy. The general health, welfare, and safety of the people of the State of South Dakota are dependent upon the conservation, development, management, and optimum use of all this state's water resources. To achieve this objective it is essential that a coordinated, integrated, multiple use water resource policy be formulated and a plan developed to activate this policy as rapidly as possible. It is in the public interest that these functions be carried out through a coordination of all state agencies and resources.
Source: SL 1972, ch 241, § 2; SL 1981 (2d SS), ch 1, § 17; SDCL Supp, § 46-17A-1; SL 1983, ch 321.
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