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Illinois drainage laws

Illinois drainage laws

rights and responsibilites of highway authorities and landowners adjacent to highways

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Published by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in [Urbana-Champaign] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Drainage laws -- Illinois.,
    • Highway law -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald L. Uchtmann ... [et al.]
      SeriesBulletin / Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ;, 783, Illinois Cooperative highway and transportation series ;, no. 212
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFI1651.Z9 I45 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2497607M
      LC Control Number87622716

      Highway law -- Illinois, Road drainage -- Law and legislation Illinois Publisher [Urbana, Ill.]: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Agricultural Experiment Station ; [Springfield, Va.: Available from the National Technical Information Service Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor. Drainage laws Publisher Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics Collection university_of_illinois_urbana-champaign; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English Volume

      Illinois 70 ILCS / Illinois Drainage Code. Article III - Organization Of Drainage Districts (70 ILCS /Art. as shown by the collector's books in the county in which such land is situated. powers and duties provided in this Act for commissioners of other drainage districts. (Source: Laws , p. ) (70 ILCS /3‑ Illinois farm drainage law: A manual for farm owners, drainage commissioners, and others interested in farm drainage matters (Circular / University of Service in Agriculture and Home Economics) [Hannah, Harold W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Illinois farm drainage law: A manual for farm owners, drainage commissioners, and others interested in farm drainage matters Author: Harold W Hannah.

      1. Textbooks and materials may be ordered online through the Illini Union Bookstore and picked-up at the Law Bookstore in the law building. (Select the pick-up location at check out. Fulfillment will take hours and you will receive an email when the order is ready for pick-up.) 2. Drainage law is a specific area of water law related to drainage of surface water on real is particularly important in areas where freshwater is scarce, flooding is common, or water is in high demand for agricultural or commercial purposes.


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Illinois Drainage Law. The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance of attorneys Mary Perlstein, Champaign, Illinois, and David Rolf, Springfield, Illinois, for their assistance with the circular on this topic.

The authors would also like to ac-File Size: KB. One of the most important rules of Illinois drainage law is that the owners of lower ground, known as a "servient tenement," are bound to receive surface water that naturally flows onto it from higher ground, known as the "dominant tenement." This rule means that owners of farms or lands that are lower than adjoining lands must take the water.

A web-based University of Illinois publication describing Agricultural drainage law and federal wetlands policy (December, ). This Act may be known and cited as the Illinois Drainage Code. (Source: Lawsp. ) (70 ILCS /) (from Ch. 42, par. ) Sec. above may be shown in such report by proper reference to the book and page of the records of the circuit court by which the district was organized.

The report may be combined with a petition for. Next to my property runs a drainage ditch for a large section of town, previous property owner in the 70's built retaining wall out of rail road ties that is now collapsing into the ditch.

The retaining wall is 6 feet onto the city's property line and there are no easements or. (70 ILCS /8‑2) (from Ch. 42, par. 8‑2) Sec. 8‑2. Annexation‑Right of outside lands to use district drains.

Any owner of land which lies outside of a district, subdistrict or minor subdistrict but within the same natural drainage area, or involved in the same system of drainage as the lands within the district, subdistrict or minor subdistrict, may connect his land to any open ditch.

Some development activities allowed under Illinois Drainage Law may still require local, state or federal permits. Please consult our office for further clarification on specific projects.

The most basic principle of Illinois Drainage is that landowners are responsible for the drainage that occurs on their property and that landowners must. Highway Administration, produced a document titled “Illinois Drainage Laws: Rights and Responsibilities of Highway Authorities and Landowners Adjacent to Highways” (Uchtmann et al., ).

This document, referred to herein as the manual, was in-tended “to provide an extensive treatment of Illinois drainage law as it applies to local. The civil law rule: Paying for any harm you cause.

In its simplest form, the civil law rule says that landowners are strictly liable for altering the natural drainage of surface water. The rule thus is the exact opposite of the common enemy rule. Landowners have no right to alter drainage, and they have the right not to be injured by others altering the drainage.

Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process. Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law.

For information concerning the relationship. TheIllinoisLegislativeCouncil,theIllinoisStateBarAsso- ciation, and certain otherorganizations havebeenand arecur- rentlyconcerned with the improvement ofIllinois drainage laws. Illinois Drainage Guide (Online) Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering University of Illinois.

Vol. 21 () contains The Attorney’s Guide to Illinois Water Law, By Richard F. Bales. Water Law and Recreational Access: Some Questions, Answers and Considerations A draft written in by Gary R.

Clark, IDNR Office of Water Resources, Ed Hoffman, IDNR Division of Planning and posted as a PDF on the Illinois Paddling Council website.

The scope of this document is generally limited to Illinois com¬mon and statutory drainage law. Some federal laws are discussed where they have a significant impact on drainage issues in Illinois. Likewise, a small number of case precedents from outside of Illinois are discussed where they may have an impact on drainage issues in Illinois.

If you are considering installing a pumping plant, be sure that its use is within the limitations of Illinois drainage law.

In solving drainage problems that involve pumping, take into account the capacity of the drainage system outlet, the capacity of the pump, its location and type, and the size of the sump. principles of drainage law in Illinois and other states. After a summary of the Huss opinion, five plausible interpretations of the decision will be examined in order to determine the probable impact of Huss on future litigation.

The five part analysis will consider the fact paterns likely to be governed by Huss and. A drainage easement is designed to isolate a parcel of land for the purpose of collecting and transporting water from the surrounding neighborhood streets through a designated drainage infrastructure.

Even so, the owner of the property upon which the easement is located is required to maintain and pay taxes on the property as if it was.

ILLINOIS DRAINAGE LAW [VOL. possible to till the black soil of the open lands. It was then that the settlement of Illinois was pushed rapidly northward. New areas were opened by the charter lines of the Illinois Central Railroad in and by the construction of the Illinois-Michigan Canal during the period to Illinois drainage laws: rights and responsibilities of highway authorities and landowners adjacent to highways.

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Under Illinois law, the owner of lower land ordinarily has no right to build a dam, levee, or other artificial structure that will interfere with the drainage of higher land. In fact, the willful and intentional interference by an owner of lower land is considered a petty offense and is punishable by a fine.After analyzing the development of Illinois drainage law, the court stated that "[interference with natural drainage has been limited to that which was incidental to the reasonable development of the dominant estate for agricultural purposes." 44 However, the court recognized that natural drainage could be altered substantially by developments.The Illinois Constitution of authorized the General Assembly to pass laws giving landowners drainage rights, including the use of adjoining land for ditching purposes.

2 As a result, a comprehensive drainage law was passed in 3 The law set up legal procedures for local citizens to petition the county courts for drainage works.