31-101. Ditches; drains; watercourses; county board; powers.

The county board of any county may, at any regular or special session, cause to be located and constructed, straightened, widened, altered, or deepened, any ditch, drain or watercourse, as hereinafter provided, when the same is necessary to drain any lots, lands, public or corporate road, or railroad, and will be conducive to the public health, convenience or welfare.

Source:Laws 1881, c. 51, § 1, p. 236; Laws 1911, c. 140, § 1, p. 453; R.S.1913, § 1718; C.S.1922, § 1665; C.S.1929, § 31-101; R.S.1943, § 31-101.