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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXI
Chapter 298
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F.S. 298.74
298.74 Drainage of lakes.It is unlawful for any person to drain or draw water from any lake of greater area than 2 square miles so as to lower the level thereof without first obtaining the written consent of all owners of property abutting on or bounded by said lake; provided, however, this section shall not apply to any lake included wholly within the Everglades Drainage District. Courts of equity shall have jurisdiction to enjoin any person from violating the provisions of this section. 1, 2, ch. 6596, 1915; RGS 1190, 1191; CGL 1630, 1631.