NOTICE TO IRRIGATORS
You are herewith informed that Section 39-703 of the Nebraska Statutes, 1975 session laws, provides that it is unlawful to divert water onto or across a public road so as to saturate, wash or impair the maintenance, construction or pass ability of such public road and that upon conviction thereof such person shall be punished by a fine for every such offense of not less than $10.00 nor more than $100.00. Provided, this section shall not apply under the following conditions:
(1) When the damage has been caused by a mechanical malfunction of the irrigation equipment,
(2) When a sprinkler irrigation system had been set so that under normal weather conditions no water would have been placed upon the right-of-way of any road, or
(3) When the county board grants permission to the landowner to divert water along a county road right- of-way or when a municipality has granted such permission.
You are further notified that the County Board of Commissioner’s intends that the above stated law shall be enforced and that any persons having a complaint for violation of the above stated irrigation law may make a proper complaint to either the county sheriff or the county attorney.
ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Publish June 20, 2019