water nuisance

water nuisance
A wrongful interference with waters or water rights. The wrongful ponding or casting of water upon the premises of another, or an unsanitary, disagreeable, harmful, or dangerous condition caused by an accumulation of water, or by the pollution thereof. 56 Am J1st Water § 432.

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