(a) The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the regulation of groundwater withdrawal
in the district to end subsidence, which contributes to or precipitates flooding or
overflow of the district, including rising water resulting from a storm or hurricane.
(b) The legislature intends that the district shall administer and enforce this chapter
and exercise the district's rights, powers, and duties in a manner that will effectively
and expeditiously accomplish the purpose of this chapter.
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