ALL RURAL ANTELOPE COUNTY LANDOWNERS AND AGRICULTURAL TENANTS LESSEES OPERATING IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
NEBRASKA REVISED STATUE §39-301 AND 302
Notice is hereby given by the Antelope County Board of Supervisors to all rural Antelope County landowners and their Agricultural Tenants/Lessees, that according to Neb. Rev. Statutes §39-301 and 39-302, it is a Class IV Misdemeanor to allow a sprinkler irrigation system to divert water onto or across a public road so as to saturate, wash or impair the maintenance, construction of pass ability of such public road. It is also a violation to allow or permit the operation of a sprinkler irrigation system that is not equipped with a functioning device which will automatically shut off the end gun or the end portion of the irrigation system to prevent the diversion of water onto or across a public road.
A Class IV Misdemeanor is punishable by a minimum fine of $100.00 and a maximum fine of $500.00. Landowners and/or managing tenants/lessees may also be subject to civil liability and/or damages for the repair and maintenance of the public road resulting from such violation.
Violation of this statute can be reported to the Antelope County Sheriff and/or Antelope County Road Boss for investigation and action thereon.
ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PUBLISH: August 10, 2016