Distribution and Storage of Water
Inspection, evaluation and assessment of hydraulic structures
(2)In performing the actions under subsection (1) of this section, the department may:
(a)Provide recommendations and technical assistance;
(b)Advise on necessary maintenance and repairs;
(c)Require or assist with the development of emergency action plans to ensure the safety of life and property;
(d)Undertake activities necessary to identify the owner of a levee;
(e)Assist with mapping the locations of levees;
(f)Enter into contracts and intergovernmental agreements;
(g)Accept and receive moneys;
(h)Accept and receive payment for services performed; and
(i)Exchange information and perform other actions as necessary to cooperate with private, local, state and federal entities.
(3)The department’s actions under this section shall not relieve the owners of levees of their legal liabilities and responsibilities.
Law Review Citations
11 EL 390 (1981)