If any person unlawfully dams or obstructs a watercourse to the special damage of another, such diversion or obstruction shall be a common nuisance and may be abated as such. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than seven dollars, and each week that such nuisance continues shall be a separate offense. If any person removes or injures a mill dam which is not a nuisance, he shall pay to the party injured double damages and double costs.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 19a-336
- another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.