Article 1. Corporate Powers of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 15. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 1.

The district has perpetual succession and may adopt a seal and alter it at its pleasure.
The district may sue and be sued, except as otherwise provided by law, in all actions and proceedings, in all courts and tribunals of competent jurisdiction.
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Division 3.6 (commencing with Section 810) of Title 1 of the Government Code except as provided therein, or by other statutes or regulations expressly applicable thereto.
The district may levy and collect, or cause to be collected, taxes for any lawful purpose, as provided by law.
Except as otherwise provided in this part, district elections shall be called, held, and conducted as provided by law for county elections.