Civil Code Article 778June 19, 2019

When the flow of water is obstructed by accident on the adjacent land, the landowner is entitled to construct necessary works for its dredging at his own expenses. Provided that the owner of the adjacent land, who has taken the advantage, shall bear the reasonable expenses in proportion to the interests which he is benefited therefrom. "The bearing of such expenses of the preceding paragraph is otherwise provided by custom, such custom shall be followed.

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