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Miami Valley Conservancy Dist. v. Alexander

Citation: 12 ELR 20763
No. No. C-1-79-336, 507 F. Supp. 924/(S.D. Ohio, 02/20/1981)

The court holds that the Great Miami River in Ohio and four of its tributaries are not navigable within the meaning of § 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. Since the parties agree that no use of these waterways for commercial purposes occurred after 1830, the court considers the question of navigability based on historical use....

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