Texas Water Code
Sec. § 54.209
Limitation on Use of Eminent Domain

A district may not exercise the power of eminent domain outside the district boundaries to acquire:


a site for a water treatment plant, water storage facility, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater disposal plant;


a site for a park, swimming pool, or other recreational facility, as defined by Section 49.462 (Definitions);


an exclusive easement through a county regional park; or


a site or easement for a road project.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 271 (H.B. 1208), Sec. 1, eff. June 9, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 81 (S.B. 18), Sec. 21, eff. September 1, 2011.
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