Texas Water Code - Section 54.012. Purposes Of A District
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§ 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, § 1.
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