Chapter 13.48


13.48.010    City nonliability.

13.48.020    Waste prohibited – Customer maintenance duty.

13.48.030    Waste of domestic water prohibited.

13.48.060    Unsatisfactory or defective service – Customer notification duty.

13.48.010 City nonliability.

A. The city will use all reasonable means to provide an adequate and continuous water service for all customers, but in case the water service is interrupted or reduced for any cause, the city shall not be liable for any injuries or damage resulting therefrom, and such interruption or reduction in service shall not give rise to any cause of action as for a breach of agreement for service.

B. The city makes no commitment as to the volume of water available, pressure per square inch, or continuity of service, and will not be liable for injuries or damages due to insufficient volume, inadequate pressure or interruption of service. [Ord. 37-06 § 1, 2006; Ord. 197 § 4.01, 1975].

13.48.020 Waste prohibited – Customer maintenance duty.

It shall be the duty of each customer to eliminate waste of water supply by repairing, or causing to be repaired, any defective or leaking pipes or plumbing fixtures. No person shall use more water for irrigation, culinary purposes, or other uses than is reasonably necessary. [Ord. 197 § 4.02, 1975].

13.48.030 Waste of domestic water prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person using the domestic water system to leave any faucet connected to the system open and running or to connect any hose or pipe to any outlet using water from the domestic water system which does not have connected to it a sprinkler or a soaker, unless the water is being used to wash an automobile or other object, and then only so long as it is being thus used. [Ord. 37-06 § 1, 2006; Ord. 336 § 1, 1980].

13.48.060 Unsatisfactory or defective service – Customer notification duty.

The customer shall notify the city immediately should the service be unsatisfactory for any reason, or should there be any accident, defect, or trouble affecting the water supply or the equipment and lines. [Ord. 37-06 § 1, 2006; Ord. 197 § 4.06, 1975].