[LL DEPUTY Z AN J EROS shall be under the control and subject to the order
of the Zanjero, and it shall be their duty to pattol and keep close watch over
any ard all Zanjas, Reservoirs, Ditches, etc , plated under their supervision;
to see that the water is properly divided to those who have claims, and the
only proof of such claims shall be the production of Wa;er Permits, and they shall
acknowledge no exchanges of water between irrigators unless previously reported to
them, neither shall they acknowledge any exchange .of water by irrigators inside the
city with those outside the city limits; they shall wear a police badge, and arrest al!
persons using the water without a Water Permit, and report their names to the Zanjero,
and also to the Committee on Zanjas of the Council, in wilting, and the Zanjero shall
also report the same to the Council in his weekly reports. They shall visit those who
are using the water at least twice a day— morning and afternoon—unless prevented by a
break in their diteh that absolutely requires their attention; they shall immediately
report to the Zanjero all breaks, and the names of irrigators who suffer from loss of
water; and they shall carry a shovel, and shall immediately repair all breaks in their
power, and, if not in their power, shall call upon the Zanjero for assistance.
For dereliction of duty a Deputy Zanjero may be suspended by the Zanjero, subject
to the action of Council.
By Order of the Council of the City of Los Angeles.
w. w. noBuranif,
Los Angeles, June 13th, 1879.
Clerk of the Council.