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SECTION 15-1973
Drainage section association; definitions
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 15, TITLE 19
§ 15-1973. Drainage section association; definitions.

The following words and phrases, unless otherwise specified, are
defined as follows:

1. A "drainage section" shall mean an area, of drainable acreage, as
described in articles of association which have been filed and recorded
as authorized by section 15-1975.

2. "Drainable acreage" shall mean that part of an owner's swamp, bog,
pond, meadow or other low or wet agricultural lands, which will be
drained by a drainage system as authorized by this title 19 to increase
its productivity or otherwise render it more available for agricultural
purposes, or in order to benefit the public health, safety and welfare.

3. "Aggregate drainable acreage" shall mean the total drainable
acreage owned by all owners who execute articles of association
authorized by this title 19.

4. "Owner" shall mean a person other than a municipal or public
corporation, who or which is the owner in fee of drainable acreage and
who or which executes the articles of association.