Texas Water Code § 58.302 Contracts With Person Using Irrigation Water

Sec. 58.302. CONTRACTS WITH PERSON USING IRRIGATION WATER. (a) The board may require each person who desires to use irrigation water during the year to enter into a contract with the district which states the acreage to be irrigated, the crops to be planted, the amount to be paid for the water, and the terms of payment.

(b) If a person irrigates more acreage than the person's contract specifies, the person shall pay for the additional service.

(c) The directors also may require a person using irrigation water to execute a negotiable note or notes for all or part of the amount owed under the contract.

(d) The contract is not a waiver of the lien given to the district under Section 58.309 against the crops of a person using irrigation water for the service furnished to the person.

Added by Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 1537, ch. 627, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1977.

Amended by:

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 90 (S.B. 611), Sec. 28, eff. September 1, 2013.

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