(a)   Obstructing waterways. No person shall unlawfully obstruct or impede the passage of a navigable river, harbor, or collection of water, or corrupt or render unwholesome or impure, a watercourse, stream or water, or unlawfully divert such watercourse from its natural course or state, to the injury or prejudice of others.
   (b)   Improper drainage. No owner, occupant or person in charge of any lot or parcel of ground shall cause or permit water to accumulate thereon and become stagnant, or permit culverts, drains or natural watercourses thereon to become obstructed, or cause or permit any putrid or unsanitary substance to accumulate thereon.
   (c)   Obstructing drainage ditches. No person shall fill in or otherwise obstruct any drainage ditch in any street, alley or other public way or public place in the City.
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. C42-74. Passed 7-1-74.)