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Iowa Drainage Law Manual

Sponsored by the Iowa Highway Research Board (TR-497)

Complete manual (2.8 mb pdf)

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Introduction, Disclaimer, Observations of a Drainage Attorney (26 kb pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions (249 kb pdf)

Examples of Practical Solutions (50 kb pdf)

Summary of Iowa Law Related to Drainage

Iowa Case Law (33 kb pdf)

Federal Law



Glossary of Common Drainage Terms (38 kb pdf)

References (14 kb pdf)

Appendix A: Sample Documents (2 mb pdf)

Appendix B: Iowa Code Annotated General Index: Drainage and Levee Districts, Drains and Drainage (69 kb pdf)

Iowa Drainage Law Manual, published April 2005