11th Circuit Finds Evidence Did Not Show City's Activities Caused Flooding

ATLANTA - An 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Dec. 3 affirmed a federal judge in Alabama's decision that a plaintiff in a Clean Water Act (CWA) suit failed to present sufficient evidence demonstrating that ground-clearing activities conducted by a city that owns a parcel of land that adjoins the plaintiff's caused flooding on the plaintiff's property (Woods Knoll LLC v. City of Lincoln, No. 13-10011, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 24064).

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