WATER USER DISTRICTS
46A-9-1 Purpose of chapter.
46A-9-2 Definition of terms.
46A-9-3 Organization--Actions by and against--Creation and incorporation.
46A-9-4 Petition for organization of district--Filing with and approval by board--Contents.
46A-9-5 Lands included in district.
46A-9-6 Organization within territorial boundaries of another district.
46A-9-7 Directors--Election at large or from election divisions--Boundaries of divisions.
46A-9-8 Grouping of directors elected at large--Term of office.
46A-9-9 Petition for organization of district--Number of signatures required--Name, post office address, and location of land of petitioner.
46A-9-10 Instruments constituting petition for organization of district--Affidavit of circulator as to signatures on each sheet--Form.
46A-9-11 Maps, plans and estimates accompanying petition for organization of district--Location of lands within proposed district.
46A-9-12 Examination of petition by Department of Water and Natural Resources to determine compliance with law--Noncompliance with law, dismissal of petition.
46A-9-13 Publication of petition for organization of district.
46A-9-14 Protest against organization of district--Right to file with Board of Water and Natural Resources--Determination of validity by board.
46A-9-15 Investigation of proposed district and works by Board of Water and Natural Resources--Costs.
46A-9-16 Declaration of feasibility of proposed project and conformance to public convenience--Dismissal of petition or certificate of feasibility--Filing of certificate--District as public corporation.
46A-9-17 Validation of prior districts and boundaries--Validation of prior proceedings, bonds, and contracts.
46A-9-18 Board of directors--Qualification upon filing certificate of organization--Vacancy created by failure to qualify--First meeting.
46A-9-19 Additional territory, inclusion in district.
46A-9-20 Extension of district--Petition to include additional territory--Contents--Filing.
46A-9-21 Petition for expansion of district--Map showing location of lands to be included to accompany--Plans and estimates.
46A-9-22 Publication of notice for extension of district--Filing of protest.
46A-9-23 Action by Board of Water and Natural Resources on petition for extension of district--Certificate of approval--Filing--Effect.
46A-9-23.1 Exclusion of lands from district--Grounds--Procedure.
46A-9-23.2 Notices of hearing on exclusion--Protests.
46A-9-24 Members of board of directors succeeding original board--Nomination and election--Term of office.
46A-9-25 Hour and place of election.
46A-9-26 Election of directors--Voting rights.
46A-9-27 Notice of election time, place, and purpose--Mailing or publication.
46A-9-28 Registration of voters--Conduct of election--Costs.
46A-9-29 Candidate to fill vacancy or succeed an outgoing director--Vote necessary for election.
46A-9-30 Director to be landowner or entryman.
46A-9-31 Removal of members of board of directors from office--Grounds--Procedure.
Vacancies on board of directors--Declaration of existence--Filling--Member elected to fill, term of office. 46A-9-33
Reimbursement of expenses and compensation of board members. 46A-9-34
Officers--Election by board of directors--Appointment of executive committee and other employees. 46A-9-35
Bond of treasurer. 46A-9-36
Corporate powers of district vested in board of directors. 46A-9-37
Bylaws and procedures--Adoption by board of directors--Minutes of meetings--Records of account, kept at principal place of business, open to public inspection. 46A-9-38
Indemnification of directors, officers, employees, or agents of districts. 46A-9-39
Powers of district. 46A-9-40
Powers of corporation for public purposes--Acquisition and disposition of property. 46A-9-41
Acquisition, management, use, and operation of works and property--Disposition of works. 46A-9-42
Transfer of obligations of nonprofit rural water supplier or wastewater system operator to water user district, sanitary district, or municipality--Majority vote of district. 46A-9-43
Contracts with governmental agencies authorized for certain purposes. 46A-9-44
Extraterritorial powers of district. 46A-9-45
Appropriation of waters of state by district--Interference with existing water rights forbidden. 46A-9-46
Eminent domain--Appraisement of private property or interest. 46A-9-46.1
Municipal approval of location of wastewater plant or system--Exception for existing plant or system. 46A-9-47
District has no power to tax or levy assessments--Others have no liability for district indebtedness or obligations. 46A-9-48
Costs of operation of district--Contract for payment of rent or charge for water storage or water supply. 46A-9-49
Grants or loans--Gifts. 46A-9-50
Cooperation with United States in acquisition and disposition of property. 46A-9-51
Eminent domain laws applicable to irrigation districts apply. 46A-9-52
Contracts governed by public agency procurement law. 46A-9-53
Filing of plans and specifications--Advertisement for bids. 46A-9-54
Contracts for proposed construction work--Employment of citizens of state--Bond of contractor. 46A-9-55
Certain proposed works exempt from competitive bidding requirements. 46A-9-56
Borrowing power of district--Sources from which obligations payable--Authorization, issuance, and sale of bonds. 46A-9-57
District obligations--Pledge of revenue for payment--Collateral security for loan. 46A-9-58
Refunding of district obligations. 46A-9-59
Revenues of district--Payment into special fund--Collection and disposition of special fund, terms, and conditions. 46A-9-60
Agreement between directors and holders of district obligations as to charges for water, sewage disposal, or other services. 46A-9-61
Prices, rates, and charges--Contracts. 46A-9-62
Default in payment of money specified in agreement--Termination of contract--Right to recovery not affected by discontinuation of services. 46A-9-63
Funds of district--Creating by board of directors--Identification--Separate accounts. 46A-9-64
Construction fund--Deposit of bond proceeds--Credit of interest received upon deposits--Disbursements--Balance transferred to debt service fund.
Water or wastewater fund--Credit of revenue of works and operations--Payment of operation and maintenance costs. 46A-9-66
Debt service fund--Transfer of balance from water fund--Moneys pledged for payment of evidences of indebtedness. 46A-9-67
Deposit of funds--Payment of claims. 46A-9-68
Fiscal year--Audit of financial affairs by board of directors, filing of written report. 46A-9-69
Disposition of water supply works, drainage works, or wastewater systems. 46A-9-70
Sale of unneeded works--Submission of question to Board of Water and Natural Resources--Special election--Notice--Majority vote authorizes sale. 46A-9-71
Mortgage or hypothecation of property to secure payment of loans from governmental agencies. 46A-9-72
Mortgage or trust deed to secure payment of borrowed money--Foreclosure upon default and appointment of receiver. 46A-9-73
Dissolution of district--Special election--Notice--Conditions for dissolution. 46A-9-74
Dissolution complete upon resolution of board canvassing vote--Filing. 46A-9-75
Cancellation of applications for appropriation of water upon dissolution. 46A-9-76
Municipalities excepted from chapter--Contracts with district. 46A-9-77
Irrigation districts--Powers and functions unaffected by chapter. 46A-9-78
Retirement system--Participation. 46A-9-79
Appointment of water master. 46A-9-80
Duties of water master. 46A-9-81
Removal of water master. 46A-9-82
Grievance appeal. 46A-9-83
Water Management Board not affected. 46A-9-84
Group insurance for members of board of directors.