Article 2. Property of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 7. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 2.

A district may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise, or lease, or otherwise acquire, hold and enjoy, and lease or dispose of, real and personal property of every kind within or without the district, when in the judgment of the board it is for the best interests of the district so to do.
The legal title to all property acquired under this division vests immediately and by operation of law in the district, and is held by the district in trust, and is dedicated and set apart to the uses and purposes set forth in this division.