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In general, the SECONDARY PRESSURE ZONE includes all areas at an altitude above 3,400 feet above sea level. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, requests for extensions and connections into the secondary pressure zone may only be approved if the following additional criteria are satisfied.
(A) Requests for extensions into the secondary pressure zone. No service extensions into the secondary pressure zone shall be considered for approval unless:
(1) The property for which service is requested was located inside the town limits on or before March 8, 2007; and
(2) The applicant agrees to adhere to town secondary pressure zone specifications, and among other things, agrees at its expense to:
(a) Use minimum-eight-inch pipe diameter;
(b) Provide all needed booster pumping station(s) of EFI design with fire pumping capabilities;
(c) Provide a minimum-100,000-gallon, welded-joint, steel storage tank;
(d) Install pressure protection for each individual water service; and
(e) Install dataflow systems radio telemetry compatible with existing town system; and
(3) All portions of a proposed extension are below 3,620 feet in elevation.
(B) Request for connections into the secondary pressure zone. A connection to an existing water main in a secondary pressure zone may be approved in cases in which such connection:
(1) Creates no negative impact on the town’s distribution system;
(2) Allows adequate pressure to be maintained as may be necessary to comply with the requirements of the Fire Department and applicable fire codes;
(3) Results in no additional costs to the town; and
(4) Otherwise complies with the requirements of the town water and sewer code for connection to the town’s water system.
(Ord. passed 6-21-2011; Ord. passed 11-16-2017; Ord. passed --; Ord. passed --; Ord. passed 1-15-2019)