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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-46 > Chapter-02a > Statute-46-2a-11

46-2A-11. Flood control works--When permit may be issued. A permit for flood control works may be issued only if the project will reduce the damage from flooding or erosion in the area proposed to be benefited, the project will not increase the likelihood or the severity of flood damages in areas other than the project area or the area proposed to be benefited, the project will not endanger human life or property and the project will not impair existing water rights, except to the extent that such rights are extinguished or compensated through agreement or exercise of the power of eminent domain.

Source: SL 1983, ch 316, § 20.