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Any law, or any rule or regulation promulgated by a state agency, to the contrary notwithstanding, any property owner shall have the authority to clean out or dredge a creek or stream running through his property. However, such person shall only be authorized to maintain any stream or creek which runs through or onto his property and no other. Provided, further, that such cleaning or dredging shall not adversely affect the rights of property owners either upstream or downstream from the site of such cleaning or dredging work, nor shall it change the natural course of said stream.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 33. Navigation and Watercourses § 33-7-54 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-33-navigation-and-watercourses/al-code-sect-33-7-54/
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