Section 9-8-51

Creation authorized.

Subdistricts of a soil and water conservation district, as defined by the laws of this state, may be formed in any watershed area in such soil and water conservation district for the purpose of developing and executing plans and programs relating to any phase of conservation of water, water usage, flood prevention, flood control, erosion prevention and control of erosion, floodwater and sediment damages. Such subdistricts shall be known as watershed conservancy districts.

(Acts 1957, No. 517, p. 705, §1; Acts 1969, No. 421, p. 822, §1.)