(65 ILCS 5/11-20-4)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-20-4)
The corporate authorities of each municipality may provide
for the cleansing and purification of waters, watercourses, and canals,
and, when necessary to prevent or abate a nuisance, may provide for the
drainage and filling of ponds on private property.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)