No person may wilfully cut, dig, break down, destroy, or injure or open a gate, bank,
embankment, or side of any ditch, canal, reservoir, flume, tunnel or feeder, pump
or machinery, building, structure, or other work which is the property of another,
or in which another owns an interest, or which is lawfully possessed or being used
by another, and which is used for milling, mining, manufacturing, the development
of power, domestic purposes, agricultural uses, or stock raising, with intent to:
(1) maliciously injure a person, association, corporation, water improvement or irrigation
(2) gain advantage for himself; or
(3) take or steal water or cause water to run out or waste out of the ditch, canal,
or reservoir, feeder, or flume for his own advantage or to the injury of a person
lawfully entitled to the use of the water or the use or management of the ditch, canal,
tunnel, reservoir, feeder, flume, machine, structure, or other irrigation work.
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