A constitution adopted in 1917 authorized creation of conservation and reclamation districts, now known as river authorities, for flood control and water management that exceeded the capabilities of local political units. The first river authority, Brazos, was established by legislature in 1929. In 2008, a total of seventeen (17) river authorities exercised management of water supply, water quality, flood control, and conservation within their statutory areas.
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