31-358. Ditches, drains, or watercourses; use by landowners.

The owner of any land, lot or premises that have been assessed for the payment of the cost of the location and construction of any ditch, drain or watercourse, as hereinbefore provided, shall have the right to use the ditch, drain or watercourse as an outlet for lateral drains from said land, lot or premises.

Source:Laws 1905, c. 161, § 27, p. 631; R.S.1913, § 1853; C.S.1922, § 1800; C.S.1929, § 31-457; R.S.1943, § 31-358.