The District’s authorized and identified representatives or employees shall have access to the Customer’s premises at all reasonable times for the purpose of reading meters, inspecting, testing, repairing, removing, exchanging, or otherwise given necessary attention to all equipment belonging to the District. In case any authorized representative or employee is refused admittance to any premises, or after being admitted is hindered or prevented from making such examination, the Administrator or his/her designee may cause the utilities to be turned off, to enforce the provisions of these rules and regulations.
APPLICATION – GENERALLY
Any person desiring to have water service turned on or premises connected with the water supply system of the District shall make application to the District on printed forms to be provided for that purpose. Every application shall be signed by the owner of the property to be benefited or on which the water is to be used, or by his authorized agent, and the applicant shall agree to comply with all applicable rules and regulations which have been established from time to time, by the District. The applicant shall further agree, as a condition precedent to the furnishing of water, that the District shall have the right, after giving reasonable notice, to shut off the water supply for repairs, extensions, nonpayment of rates or for any other reason, and that the District shall not be responsible for any damage caused by the breaking, bursting, leaking or collapsing of any boilers, pipes, fixtures, water heading appliance, or other thing, or
by the stoppage or interruption shutting off or interruption of
of the water
water supply or any damage of
any kind resulting application shall
premises where the service pipe
such water supply is desired; fully state the purpose for which the water is to to be connected thereto. At the time of filing such application, the applicant
be used, and shall pay the
the person appointed for the in the appropriate ordinance
purpose of collecting such charges, establishing rates and charges.
NEW APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR NEW USE
Should the applicant or occupant of the premises desire to apply the water for a purpose not stated in the original application, a new application must be made.
APPLICATION – FORM
Application for service shall be on the forms as prescribed by the District. The application shall constitute a contract whereby the applicant agrees to conform to the provisions of this document, as now enacted or hereafter amended.
RATE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Except for special contracts, which specify the length of time to which the contract rate shall be extended, all rates, rules and regulations are subject to change or modification by the District in accordance with California law.
WATER CONSUMPTION RESTRICTIONS
No person supplied with water from the District mains shall be permitted to use it for any purpose other than that stated in the application, or to supply it in any way to other persons or premises, except as expressly provided by this document. Water service may be discontinued to any person or premises for violations of this section.
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP OR USAGE
At the time of change in property ownership and/or change in building usage, the District shall review the appropriate account or accounts to determine their conformance with the provisions of this document. If the property does not comply with this document, the District shall inform the property owner in writing, outlining the required alteration(s). The alteration(s) shall be at the property owner’s expense. If the alterations involve an additional connection or connections, such hookup(s) shall be subject to another basic connection charge and monthly charge.
When a house or business becomes vacant, the regular minimum rate shall be charged and collected from the owner or renter thereof, whether, water is used or not, unless the District is notified in writing of the fact that the property is unoccupied and requests the water to be shut off. Once the District is authorized to shut off the water, the account will be placed in standby as provided for by ordinance.