additional sum set forth by ordinance for turning the water on, shall have been paid. If the water is turned on outside the regular working hours of the District, a charge no less than $100 and no greater than that equal to 3 hours call out overtime salary shall be due for the expense of turning the water on.
Future payments from customers who have given the district a dishonored check must be paid with cash, money order or certified check.
It is unlawful for any person to open, operate, close, turn on, turn off, interfere with, attach a pipe or hose to, or connect anything with, any fire hydrant, stop valve or stopcock belonging to the District, except when duly authorized by the District, or unless such person is acting in an official capacity as a member of a fire district.
LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY
The customer shall be liable for any damage to the meter or other equipment or property owned by the District, which results from any intentional or negligent act by the customer, his tenants, agents, employees, contractors or licensees. The District shall be reimbursed by the customer for any such damage promptly on presentation of a bill therefore.
TERMINATION OF SERVICE
Should any customer desire to terminate water service, he shall be provided a closing bill stating the date of such termination and pay all unpaid charges at the office of the District within sixty (60) days. The customer shall be responsible for all charges accruing prior to such date, or in the case of failure to give notice, until the date of actual disconnection by the District.
Upon proper application, the payment of all unpaid water charges, and the additional payment of a turn on charge set by ordinance, the District will turn on water service again. No change of ownership or occupation shall affect the application of this section.
EMERGENCY TURN-ON and TURN-OFF FEES
Whenever a request is made of the District for an emergency “turn-off” or “turn-on”, or temporary discontinuance of water service to any premises, which necessitate immediate action, charges shall be made as set by ordinance.
ORDERS FOR TURNING WATER ON AND OFF
All orders for turning water on or off must be made in writing to the District and must be signed by the owner of the property from which the water is ordered shut off or turned on, or his duly authorized agent.
NO REMISSION OF RATES
When water has been shut off for any cause, and is turned on again, or allowed or caused to be turned on, by the owner, no remission of rates will be made on account of its having been shut off.
SHORTAGE OF WATER
The District reserves the right in case of a shortage of water from any cause, for the Board to adopt an ordinance forbidding or suspending the use of water for sprinkling or irrigation, or to change the hours during which the same may be done, by giving notice through newspaper and mailing notices to each customer. Any person violating such order shall be subject to a penalty in an amount set by Board, and the water service of such violator shall be shut off and not turned on again until such penalty has been paid.
The District shall not be liable for any damage to persons or property resulting from a turn-off or turn-on of the water service, including, but not limited to, situations where water service is left on between a change of customers occupying the premises, at the request of one of the customers, or the service is disconnected for nonpayment for failure to have a current water service application.