Ordinance #36: Water Usage Regulations
WATER USAGE REGULATIONS
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF IDAHO, ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS FOR THE USAGE OF DOMESTIC WATER AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SAID REGULATIONS.
WHEREAS the domestic water supply is of limited quantity and the distribution system thereof is of limited capacity, be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the City of Georgetown, Idaho:
It is prohibited to leave taps or hoses open where water runs off as overflow except in wintertime when there is danger of pipes freezing.
It is prohibited to sprinkle with more than one tap or hose at a time.
It is prohibited to water pastures and lots for livestock grazing or the growing of field crops.
For the collection of water bills a limit of 30 days delinquency is established; i. e., the bill for any given month must be paid by the last day of the following month or the penalty described in Section VI may be applied.
In times of water shortage which may occur in drought years, it may be necessary for the City Council to place additional restrictions on water usage in order to assure equitable distribution and any adequate supply for essential purposes.
Any person violating this ordinance or any portion thereof shall be subject to having his domestic water supply turned off by the City and have a charge of not less than $5.00 nor more than $0.25 levied for the restoration of service.
PASSED by the City Council and approved by the Mayor June 7, 1973
Leon Sorenson, Mayor
Madge H. Sorenson, Clerk