46A-1-2.1. Legislative findings--Water resources projects.

The Legislature finds that the following water resources projects are necessary for the general welfare of the people of this state and authorizes the projects, pursuant to § 46A-1-2, to be included in the state water resources management system, to serve as the preferred, priority objectives of the state:

(1)    Belle Fourche irrigation upgrade project;

(2)    Big Sioux flood control study;

(3)    Hydrology and water management studies, to manage and protect state water resources for current and future generations;

(4)    Cendak irrigation project;

(5)    Dakota Mainstem regional water system study;

(6)    Lake Andes-Wagner/Marty II irrigation unit;

(7)    Lewis and Clark rural water system;

(8)    Sioux Falls flood control project;

(9)    Vermillion basin flood control project;

(10)    Water Investment in Northern South Dakota project; and

(11)    Western Dakota Regional Water System study.

Source: SL 1988, ch 362, § 17; SL 1989, ch 385, § 19; SL 1994, ch 346, § 13; SL 2000, ch 218, § 6; SL 2004, ch 52, § 4, eff. Feb. 25, 2004; SL 2006, ch 227, § 2, eff. Feb. 17, 2006; SL 2008, ch 235, § 7, eff. Feb. 27, 2008; SL 2011, ch 200, § 11, eff. Mar. 15, 2011; SL 2012, ch 221, § 3, eff. Mar. 2, 2012; SL 2015, ch 224, § 1, eff. Mar. 12, 2015; SL 2020, ch 194, § 1, eff. Mar. 27, 2020; SL 2023, ch 149, § 1, eff. Mar. 15, 2023; SL 2024, ch 183, § 1, eff. Feb. 15, 2024.