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(A) General requirements.
(1) The applicant shall take all actions necessary to extend or create a water-supply district for the purpose of providing a water-supply system capable of providing for domestic water use and fire protection.
(2) Where a public water main is accessible, the subdivider shall install adequate water facilities (including fire hydrants) conforming to the requirements and specifications of the Town Engineer and /or State Authorities. All water mains shall be at least six inches in diameter.
(3) Water main extensions shall be approved by the Cloverdale Utility Board.
(4) To facilitate the above, the location of all fire hydrants, water supply improvements, and the boundary lines of proposed districts indicating all improvements proposed to be served, shall be shown on the preliminary plat and the cost of installing same shall be included in the performance bond to be furnished by the subdivider.
(5) The design of all water facilities shall conform to or exceed the standards described in the latest edition of Recommend Standards for Water Works as published by Health Education Service, Inc., Albany, New York, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management requirements
(B) Individual wells and central water systems.
(1) In low-density zoning districts, if a public water system is not available, at the discretion of the Plan Commission, individual wells may be used or a central water system provided in such a manner that an adequate supply of potable water will be available to every lot in the subdivision. Water sample test results shall be submitted to the County Health Department for its approval and individual wells and central water systems shall be approved by the appropriate health authorities. These approvals shall be submitted to the Plan Commission.
(2) If the Plan Commission requires that a connection to a public water main be eventually provided as a condition for approval of an individual well or central water system, the applicant shall make arrangements for future water service at the time the plat receives secondary approval. Performance or cash bonds may be required to insure compliance.
(C) Fire hydrants. Hydrants should be provided at each street intersection and at intermediate points between intersections as recommended by the State Insurance Services Office and the Town Engineer. Generally, hydrant spacing may range from 350 to 600 feet depending on the nature of the area being served as determined by the Town Engineer.
(Ord. 2011-07, passed - - )