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from what I understand on California drainage laws, if existing condition
is such that water drains onto neighbors property, it can stay as it is as
long as not increased due to improvements. But does that prexisting
condition apply to erosion?


On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Joe Venuti <jovenengr(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> It
> It would depend on if the mud & water is coming from the property above 
> or is coming from the hillside along the edge of the property and not 
> caused by the property above.  Along with city ordinances. Hopefully they
> neighbors
> get along or along comes the lawyers.
> Joe Venuti
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of J Johnston
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2014 12:40 PM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Civil Drainage Question
> I know this is not a structural question, but it is a civil
> engineering/grading one. An uphill undeveloped lot drains on downhill
> neighbors, but now is eroding and carrying mud as well. Is uphill neighbor 
> resposible for placing erosion measures in place?

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