All service pipes and fixtures from the curb stop to the meter shall be installed and maintained at the expense of the property owner and any leaks or other defects in these shall be properly repaired by him or her. Service extended to property not adjacent to a water main, whether through public or private property, shall be considered a service pipe, the maintenance of which will be the customer’s responsibility, unless the line or main has been accepted in writing for maintenance by the utility prior to its installation. If needed repairs are not made to service lines within seven days of written notification by the utility, service to the property shall be discontinued until the repairs are made.
(Prior Code, § 51.42)  Penalty, see § 53.999