Article 1. Corporate Power of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 1.

A district has perpetual succession and may adopt a seal and alter it at pleasure.
A 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.
A district may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers granted in this division. The district, in exercising such power, shall in addition to the damage for the taking, injury, or destruction of property, also pay the cost of removal, reconstruction, or relocation of any structure, railways, mains, pipes, conduits, wires, cables or poles of any public utility which is required to be moved to a new location.