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A. Entrance Authority: The governing board of any sewer district and other duly authorized employees of a sewer district or sewer facility bearing proper credentials and identification shall be permitted to enter all properties for the purposes of inspection, observation, measurement, sampling and testing pertinent to discharge to the community system in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
B. Information Concerning Industrial Processes: The governing board of any sewer district or other duly authorized employees are authorized to obtain information concerning industrial processes which have a direct bearing on the kind and source of discharge to the wastewater collection system. The industry may withhold information considered confidential. The industry must establish that the revelation to the public of the information in question might result in an advantage to competitors.
C. Safety Rules Observed: While performing the necessary work on private properties referred to herein, the superintendent or duly authorized employees or the governing board of any sewer district having jurisdiction shall observe all safety rules applicable to the premises established by the company, and the company shall be held harmless for injury or death to the governing board employees, and the governing board shall indemnify the company against loss or damage to its property by governing board employees and against liability claims and demands for personal injury or property damage asserted against the company growing out of the gauging and sampling operation, except as such may be caused by negligence or failure of the company to maintain safe conditions as required.
D. Private Properties; Easements: The superintendent and other duly authorized employees of the governing board of any sewer district having jurisdiction bearing proper credentials and identification shall be permitted to enter all private properties through which the governing board holds a duly negotiated easement for the purposes of, but not limited to, inspection, observations, measurement, sampling, repair and maintenance of any portion of the wastewater facilities lying within said easement. All entry and subsequent work, if any, on said easement, shall be done in full accordance with the terms of the duly negotiated easement pertaining to the private property involved. (Ord. 1980-1, 4-29-1980)