Water Code §34000 et seq.
Powers and Functions: Maintain the necessary works for the production, storage, and distribution of water for domestic and municipal purposes.
Formation: Any area of land which is capable of using water beneficially for domestic or municipal purposes and which can be serviced from common sources of supply and by the same system of works; area need not be contiguous.
At least 5 Directors (may be increased to 7, 9, or 11)*, elected by landowner voters to 4 year terms**
* Board member must be a holder or legal representative of title to land within the district or designated by a holder of title of land (See Water Code §34700)
**Can be changed to resident voter by the Board of Supervisors through a resolution and a petition (See Water Code §35040)