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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
0251
 
Phraseology:

IRRIGATION, DRAINAGE OR RECLAMATION WORKS OPERATION — all work incidental to maintenance and operation of irrigation, drainage or reclamation districts

Footnote:

This classification applies to the operation of irrigation, drainage or canal systems for the purpose of providing water to agricultural customers. This classification includes all operations involved in the operation or maintenance of systems, including but not limited to maintenance and repair of pumping stations; repair or replacement of water lines; removal of weeds or debris from channels; repair of canals, channels or levees; and rodent or mosquito control.

Irrigation, drainage or reclamation work performed in connection with a farm operated by the employer shall be assigned to the appropriate Farms Industry Group classification.

Construction operations, including alterations or additions to existing irrigation or drainage systems, pile driving, dredging, tunneling and dam or sewer construction shall be separately classified.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$5.36New/Renewal
7/1/2017$5.25New/Renewal
1/1/2017$5.69New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
IRRIGATION, DRAINAGE OR RECLAMATION WORKS OPERATION — all work incidental to maintenance and operation of irrigation, drainage or reclamation districts

Classification 0251 shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any of the "Farm Classifications", unless the operation described by Classification 0251 constitutes a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any of the "Farm Classifications".

Footnote:
Additions to, alterations or construction of, irrigation or drainage systems, pile driving, dredging, tunneling and dam or sewer construction shall be separately classified.

1/1/2015
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