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40:23-6.50.  Surplus and surface waters on railroad property; construction of works to control by county
    Whenever a railroad company shall not properly construct and maintain on its  property in any county any structures, ditches, watercourses, dykes, dams, and  such other works and such filling and excavating necessary to control the flow  of surplus and surface waters for the protection of the public health, safety  and welfare, the governing body of such county may, after notice to the company  and approval of the construction plans and specifications by the company within  90 days of their submission, enter upon such property and construct and  maintain such works, fillings and excavations.

    The county shall not be required to make compensation to such railroad for entering upon such property and constructing and maintaining such works, fillings and excavations.

     L.1977, c. 71, s. 1, eff. April 21, 1977.