85-2-115. Entry on land. Any employee or agent of the department authorized by the director may enter upon any land to carry out the purpose of this chapter, including but not limited to entry to make inspections the department considers necessary of proposed works, source of water, location of the proposed use, construction of works, and other inspections to ascertain whether or not persons are complying with this chapter. The department or its agent shall give reasonable notice to the landowner of its intention to enter upon the land. The department is responsible for actual damages done to any property.