Reviewed Date: 10/06/2023
Takings have been found where the construction or operation of a public improvement resulted in recurring flooding of private property  or increased the amount of storm water runoff that caused erosion.  A taking has also been found where water was regularly discharged from water treatment facilities across adjoining private property,  where a public improvement altered the flow of a stream and caused erosion,  and where the construction of a public improvement diverted a stream that previously flowed across private property. 
 Knox County v. Moncier, supra; Monday v. Knox County, supra; Burchfield v. State, supra; Jones v. Cocke County, supra; Jones v. Hamilton County, supra.
 Hollers v. Campbell County, supra.
 Pleasant View Utility District v. Vradenburg, supra; Murphy v. Raleigh Utility District of Shelby County, supra.
 Barron v. City of Memphis, supra.
 Evans v. Wheeler, supra; Piercy v. Johnson City, 130 Tenn. 231, 169 S.W. 765 (1914).