Water Code Section 13.511
(1)“Eligible city” means any municipality whose waterworks and sewer system is operated by a board of utility trustees pursuant to provisions of a home-rule charter.
(2)“Privatization contract” means any contract, agreement, or letter of intent or group of the same by which any eligible city contracts with a service provider to provide for the financing, acquisition, improvement, or construction of sewage treatment and disposal facilities pursuant to which such service provider or its assignee or subcontractor will own, operate, and maintain such facilities and provide sewage treatment and disposal services to the eligible city or any contract pursuant to which such service provider agrees to operate and maintain, or have its subcontractor operate and maintain all or any part of the eligible city’s sewage treatment and disposal facilities.
(3)“Service provider” means any person or group of persons who is a party to a privatization contract which thereby contracts to provide sewage treatment and disposal services to an eligible city.
Section 13.511 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/WA/htm/WA.13.htm#13.511 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).