Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 was created by Brazoria County Commissioners Court on June 28, 1910 and on May 22, 1929, was made a Conservation and Reclamation District by Special Bill No. 25 of the Texas State Legislature. The District is governed by a 3 member elected Board of Commissioners.
Jurisdiction – Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 encompasses an 83.4 square mile area of northern Brazoria County which includes the Cities of Pearland and Brookside Village. Its boundaries from west to east are Fort Bend County to Galveston County and from Clear Creek (Harris County) to a point just north of Alvin, Texas and Manvel, Texas. Major drainage arteries include: Clear Creek, Hickory Slough, Mary’s Creek, Cowarts Creek, Chigger Creek and portions of Mustang Bayou. Principal subdivisions located in the district include: Country Place, Silver Lake, Southwyck, Crystal Lake, West Oaks, Springfield, Sunset Meadows, Sunset Lakes, Meadow View, Pine Hollow, West Wood, Dixie Woods, and Oak Brook Estates.