The commission shall adopt by rule and enforce standards governing:
the connection of irrigation systems to any water supply;
the design, installation, and operation of irrigation systems;
water conservation; and
the duties and responsibilities of licensed irrigators.
The commission may not require or prohibit the use of any irrigation system, component part, or equipment of any particular brand or manufacturer.
In adopting standards under this section, the commission shall consult the council.Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 4, eff. June 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 14A.436(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.Amended by:Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1352 (H.B. 4), Sec. 13, eff. June 15, 2007.Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1430 (S.B. 3), Sec. 2.34, eff. September 1, 2007.