AMENDMENT TO EVANS CITY WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY
WATER RULES AND REGULATIONS
ARTICLE IX. WATER SERVICE METER
RESOLUTION NO. 20190327
Evans City Water and Sewer Authority Water Rules and Regulations, Article IX. Water Service Meter, are amended to add the following Section 9.11 regarding malfunctioning meters:
SECTION 9.11: Malfunctioning Meters
The Authority shall have the right to inspect meters to assure that it is operating properly. In the case of suspected malfunctioning water meters, the Authority will notify the property owner by certified mail of the suspected malfunctioning meter and it shall be the property owner’s duty to contact the Authority to schedule an appointment for meter inspection and/or replacement within two (2) weeks of the date of the notice. An adult must be present at the property at the time of the inspection.
If an appointment has not been scheduled by the property owner, a second notice will be mailed and/or posted at the property indicating that the water will be turned off if an appointment is not made within five (5) days of the second notice.
If the property owner does not schedule an appointment after notice or does not appear at the time of the appointment, water service may immediately be terminated. In such case, the property owner will be responsible for all fees and costs including penalty charges, incurred in the termination of service.
The property owner shall have full responsibility for the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of all service pipes. The Authority shall not be responsible for leaks which occur on any portion of the customer’s service line due to the Authority performing water meter replacement or any other work as part of providing water service.
ENACTED BY THIS RESOLUTION DULY VOTED ON AND APPROVED this 27th day of March 2019.