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68-184.Sprinkling irrigation water on highways declared a public nuisance; injunction. (a) No person shall allow the sprinkling of water from any irrigation watering system upon any state, county or township road or highway within this state.

(b) Any sprinkling of water on roads or highways, as provided in subsection (a), is hereby declared to be a public nuisance, and it shall be the duty of the county attorney or district attorney of each county of this state, upon receiving notice of such nuisance from any person, to initiate injunctive remedies, if necessary, to prevent the occurrence of any such public nuisance.

(c) Prior to seeking injunctive relief, as hereinbefore provided, the county attorney or district attorney of any county in which there exists such public nuisance shall notify or cause to be notified, the owner, occupant or person in charge of land on which the irrigation system causing a public nuisance is located that such person is maintaining a nuisance and that injunctive relief will be sought if such nuisance is not otherwise abated.

History: L. 1976, ch. 222, § 1; July 1.

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