1.   Disconnection.  The owner of real estate to which water service is being given by the City of Denison, Iowa, shall upon the vacation and abandonment of said real estate notify the Denison Municipal Utilities of said vacation.  It is the property owner’s responsibility to disconnect.  An approved contractor shall disconnect all water service to said real estate five feet from the property line unless the service line is lead or galvanized pipe, in which case the line is disconnected at the main.  Such cost for said service shall be borne by the property owner.
      2.   Inclusions.  Vacation or abandonment of real estate shall not include temporary vacation of houses, stores, or buildings but shall apply in all instances where buildings are being torn down and the land cleared and in all instances where the buildings on the real estate are permanently vacated.