§ 62.1-105

Impoundment of diffused surface waters

Diffused surface waters may be captured and impounded by the owner of the land on which they are present and, when so impounded, become the property of that owner. Such impoundment shall not cause damage to others; however, the owner of land on which an impounding structure as defined in § 10.1-604 is to be located shall comply with the rules and regulations of the State Water Control Board.


Code 1950, § 62-94.2; 1956, c. 632; 1968, c. 659; 1976, c. 710; 1982, c. 583.


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