(70 ILCS 3405/17)
(from Ch. 42, par. 464)
The board of trustees of any surface water protection district
incorporated under this Act has the power and it is its legal duty and obligation
to provide as nearly adequate protection from surface water damage for all
persons and property within the district as possible and to prescribe necessary
regulations for the prevention and control of surface water damage.
If in providing protection from surface water damage the flow of water
in any stream will be thereby increased or any change or improvement in
the course of any stream will be required, the board shall, before commencing
the project, submit proposed plans for the project to and receive approval
thereof by the Department of Transportation
in accordance with the provisions of "An Act in relation to the regulation
of the rivers, lakes and streams of the State of Illinois", approved June
10, 1911, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 81-840.)