(65 ILCS 5/11-112-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-112-6)
    Sec. 11-112-6. Such a municipality specified in Section 11-112-3 may purchase or condemn, by the exercise of the right of eminent domain, all real estate needed for the purpose of constructing thereon levees, protective embankments, and structures, and also for the purpose of obtaining earth or other materials, either within or without the corporate limits of the municipality, with which to construct, widen, raise, strengthen, improve, or maintain those levees, protective embankments, and structures.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)