Texas Water Code
Sec. § 54.012
Purposes of a District


A district shall be created for the following purposes:

(1)

the control, storage, preservation, and distribution of its storm water and floodwater, the water of its rivers and streams for irrigation, power, and all other useful purposes;

(2)

the reclamation and irrigation of its arid, semiarid, and other land needing irrigation;

(3)

the reclamation and drainage of its overflowed land and other land needing drainage;

(4)

the conservation and development of its forests, water, and hydroelectric power;

(5)

the navigation of its inland and coastal water;

(6)

the control, abatement, and change of any shortage or harmful excess of water;

(7)

the protection, preservation, and restoration of the purity and sanitary condition of water within the state; and

(8)

the preservation of all natural resources of the state.
Added by Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 775, ch. 84, Sec. 1.
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