(70 ILCS 605/11-3) (from Ch. 42, par. 11-3)
    Sec. 11-3. Liability for benefits conferred by municipal corporations.
    Whenever any drainage or levee work constructed or ordered to be constructed by any municipal corporation exercising drainage powers has benefited or will benefit lands outside of such municipal corporation but within the boundaries of a drainage district, the district is liable to the municipal corporation constructing such work for its just proportion of the cost of such work and the enlargement, improvement, maintenance, repair and operation thereof, based upon the relation which the benefits to the lands in the district bear to the entire benefits from such work.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 512.)