Q: Can a landowner build a dam on his property knowing it will flood a portion of someone else's property?
A: The quick answer is no, not if it changes the over-land drainage flows or floods any other property. That is potentially actionable as a trespass and more.
It sounds like you would be best served by sitting down with an experienced property Lawyer/Engineer to see what you options are.
If you would like a free consultation, please contact me.
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