No person shall allow any filth, dirt or other obstructions of any kind to accumulate in any gutter, drainageway or bar ditch adjoining their property, and all owners or occupants of property located within the city are required to keep the drainageways or bar ditches adjoining the premises owned or occupied by them open, clean and free from trash and of other obstructions to the easy and rapid flow of water through such ditch, and to maintain the ditch at a low enough elevation to permit drainage to flow easily along the way established for such drainage. (2006 Code)