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See also Reasonable use doctrine. Under the common enemy doctrine, any owner has the unqualified right to get rid of any surface water by changing drainage or building a dam. Most jurisdictions that apply this doctrine require that the interference with neighbors be reasonable. Under this doctrine, there is no wrong in any act undertaken by a landowner for the purpose of repelling surface water.

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