Holt County to implement flag system to address watering of roadways
August 1, 2019
Each spring and summer, Holt County officials deal with landowners who fail to comply with state statutes addressing watering of roadways, mowing road ditches and trimming trees.
During the Holt County Board of Supervisors meeting July 17, at the courthouse in O'Neill, the members voted unanimously to install a new flag warning system to address the continued nuisance of roadways being watered by irrigation systems or other machinery.
According to state statute 46-266, no person is permitted to have water escape from their land and flow unto any public road or highway. Anyone violating this...