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ORDINANCE NO. 20-15
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-23 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EMPORIA, KANSAS PERTAINING TO SERVICE PIPES AND REPEALING SAID SECTION AS IT EXISTED PRIOR TO THE ADOPTION OF THIS ORDINANCE.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Emporia, Kansas:
Section 1. That Section 28-23 of the Code of the City of Emporia, Kansas is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Sec. 28-23. Service Pipes:
(a) On streets where new paving is ordered, all existing water service pipes of materials other than type "K" copper, polyethylene tubing (AWWA Standard C901-17) or brass piping shall be replaced at the expense of the property owner. When service pipes are run for future use only, the end of the pipe must be securely attached to the tap, plugged at the curb cock and secured inside of a properly installed meter pit/box.
(b) All new connections, including those installed for future use, and all repairs to existing connections from the city water main to the water meter shall be type "K" copper, polyethylene tubing (AWWA Standard C901-17) or brass pipe not less than one (1”) inch in internal diameter and up to two (2) inches in diameter. A curb cock shall be installed in the meter pit/box on the main side of the meter for services up to two inches (2") in size. Larger services shall have piping and a shutoff valve installed which meets the specifications of the American Water Works Association and is approved by the director of public works. (1962 Code § 23-107; Ord. 87-31, § 1, 10-7-1987; Ord. 20-15 § 1, 6-3-2020)”
Section 2. That Section 28-23 of the Code of the City of Emporia, Kansas as it existed prior to the adoption of this ordinance is hereby repealed.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its publication in the official City newspaper.
Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance shall be included and incorporated in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Emporia, KS as an amendment thereto and shall be appropriately numbered to conform to the uniform numbering system of the Code.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the Governing Body of the City of Emporia, Kansas, this 3 rd day of June 2020.
Danny Giefer, Mayor
Kerry Sull, City Clerk