DISSOLUTION AND MODIFICATION OF DISTRICTS
43-1324. joint works — jointly held property. The irrigation works and any other real or personal property held by the original irrigation district prior to the partition shall belong to the partitioned irrigation districts jointly as provided in this section. All canals and laterals that deliver water to members of both districts shall be held by each district in proportion to the total quantity of water delivered to members of each district through each individual diversion work, canal and lateral. All other real and personal property shall be held jointly by the two (2) districts in proportion to the total quantity of water rights held by the members of each district that are appurtenant to lands within the newly partitioned district. Any outstanding debts of the district prior to partition shall be joint obligations of the two (2) newly partitioned districts after the partition in proportion to the total quantity of water rights held by members of each district within the newly partitioned districts. All assessments collected from landowners shall be provided to the new districts based upon the location of the land after the partition, less the proportionate share of expenses incurred prior to the effective date of the order of partition.
[43-1324, added 2013, ch. 332, sec. 12, p. 869.]