Texas Water Code Sec. § 57.091 Purposes of District A district may be created for the following purposes: (1) to construct and maintain levees and other improvements on, along, and contiguous to rivers, creeks, and streams; (2) to reclaim lands from overflow from these streams; (3) to control and distribute the waters of rivers and streams by straightening and otherwise improving them; and (4) to provide for the proper drainage and other improvement of the reclaimed land. Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.