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You are right here. The neighbor has no legal right to encroach on your land with his personal property. The public right of way is something that typically allows utility companies to cross over your private land to reach their destination or install their utility lines underground. But their easement does not give the neighbor the right to trespass on your property.
So yes, you have a legal right to file suit against him for trespass and ejectment if you choose to do so and have a judge order him to move the drain or bear the cost of you having it done.
If you didn't want to jump right to litigation, you could have a local attorney send him a nasty "cease and desist" letter threatening to sue him and hold him liable for your legal fees if he didn't move it. Often just a letter from an attorney will "encourage" someone to rethink their position rather than potentially get dragged into court to lose.