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48-3617 - Development of flood control plan by director of water resources
48-3617. Development of flood control plan by director of water resources
A. On the application of a district organized pursuant to this article, and subject to available appropriations, the director of water resources shall conduct a study and, if deemed justified by the director, develop a flood control plan to address any flood control problem in the area of jurisdiction of the district.
B. The director shall conduct such studies and develop such plans for counties having a population of fewer than one million persons. If personnel are available and if monies are specifically authorized by the legislature, the director may conduct such studies and develop such plans for counties having a population of one million or more persons. The director shall perform his responsibilities under this section in such a manner as to spread the benefits of such assistance among all counties of this state.
C. In operating pursuant to this section, the director may utilize his own engineers and resources or may contract for outside consulting engineers and resources.
D. Any plan developed by the director pursuant to this section shall, to the extent practicable, resolve the particular flood control or regulation problem. The practicality of any solution to a flood control or regulation problem shall be determined jointly by the director and the flood control district based on cost effectiveness and design criteria developed by the director.