(a) In the event that the district or the water supply corporation, in the exercise
of the power of eminent domain or power of relocation or any other power, makes necessary
the relocation, raising, lowering, rerouting, or change in grade of or alteration
in construction of any road, bridge, highway, railroad, electric transmission line,
telegraph, or telephone properties, facilities, or pipelines, all necessary relocations,
raising, lowering, rerouting, or change in grade or alteration of construction shall
be done at the sole expense of the district or the water supply corporation unless
otherwise agreed to in writing. Such relocation shall be accomplished in a timely manner so that the project of
the district or the water supply corporation is not delayed.
(b) “Sole expense” means the actual cost of the relocation, raising, lowering, rerouting, or change
in grade or alteration of construction and providing comparable replacement without
enhancing the facilities after deducting from it the net salvage value derived from
the old facility.
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