Shepherd v Croft: 1911

Parker J said that ‘the mere fact that a natural watercourse is culverted or piped by the several owners of the lands which are intersected by it does not make it a drain or sewer so as to vest it in the local authority’ under the 1875 Act.


Parker J


[1911] 1 Ch 521


Public Health Act 1875

Cited by:

CitedRaglan Housing Association Ltd v Southampton City Council and Southern Water Services Ltd CA 30-Jul-2007
The claimant sought damages in nuisance from the defendants saying that a channel for which they were responsible flooded causing damage. The defendant appealed a finding that the culvert had become a sewer. It had been a natural stream, but had . .
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Updated: 14 May 2022; Ref: scu.260137