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Old 12-05-2009, 12:35 PM
 
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My next door neighbor has a lake that overflows onto my property when we have a major downpour like we had this week. It is beginning to cause damage and I have contacted him. He said that he would get somebody out to give him a quote but he never did. I have just emailed him again asking him, very nicely, to take care of this problem that these overflows are causing. I believe there are laws that prohibit this just in case he is non responsive. I know that I will have to get an attorney involved but want to know if there are laws.
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Old 12-05-2009, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Johns Creek, GA
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Here are the current laws/rules:

Rules and Regulations: GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION/RULES FOR DAM SAFETY

Who to contact:
Georgia EPD
Georgia Safe Dams (Program)
Georgia Emergency Management Authority (GEMA)
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