(1) Whenever it appears to the satisfaction of the Water Resources Commission upon the commissionís own determination or upon evidence submitted by any person that the release of water from an impoundment or diversion structure constructed before or after May 26, 1959, endangers or may endanger the public safety, the commission shall send a written notice to the owner or operator of the structure.
(2) The notice provided for in subsection (1) of this section shall state:
(a) That the release of water from the impoundment or diversion structure endangers or may endanger the public safety.
(b) That the owner or operator of the structure shall within a time to be set by the commission post notices downstream from the structure at places of public access to the stream to be designated by the commission warning the public that the stream level below the structure is subject to fluctuation. [1959 c.624 §1; 1961 c.379 §9a; 1985 c.673 §104]Section: Previous 541.423 541.425 541.426 541.430 541.450 541.455 541.460 541.510 541.515 541.520 541.525 541.530 541.535 541.540 541.545 Next
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