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AGO 1977 NO. 21 > Nov 9 1977

A person holding a contract for the purchase of land situated within a diking district established pursuant to Chapter 85.05 RCW is thereby to be deemed an owner of land within such district for the purpose of determining his eligibility to vote in a diking district election in accordance with RCW 85.05.050.

AGO 1965 NO. 48 > Oct 19 1965

1. A diking district may improve a portion of the channel of a stream located outside its boundaries. 2. A diking district is authorized to operate a pumping plant which would evacuate waters from district lands into a river bordering the district. 3. A diking district may construct and operate a floodwater retarding structure located outside its boundaries.