WVC 17 - 4 - 35
§17-4-35. Diversion of nonnavigable stream.
The state road commissioner, incidental to the construction
and maintenance of state roads, shall have the power and
authority to change or divert any stream of water which is not
navigable, in order to avoid or facilitate the crossing thereof,
or to economize in the construction or maintenance of any such
road, or to protect the same from damage. To effect a change or
diversion of any such stream, he may exercise the right of
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