(1)“Flood control project” means a system or method, including, but not limited to, canals, ditches, dikes, levees, revetments and floodwalls, for:
(a)The control, diversion, conservation or abatement of floodwater, or of an excessive or unusual accumulation of water, in a natural or artificial body of water; or
(b)The protection of life and property against danger, menace, injury or damage resulting from floodwater, or an excessive or unusual accumulation of water.
(2)“Obstruction” means an encroachment, improvement or trespass that substantially and adversely affects the efficient operation or maintenance of a flood control project or a ditch, lateral, drain, canal, slough, waterway or conduit.
(3)“Repair” includes replace, remove, relocate and upgrade when, in the discretion of the board of supervisors of a drainage district, replacement, removal, relocation or upgrade is necessary to comply with state or federal regulations or to protect and preserve the property of the district. [2015 c.544 §2]
Section 547.063 — Definitions,