(A)   In the event the Mayor issues the notice described in § 51.52, then and in that event it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to use or permit the use of water from the water system of the town for any purposes hereinafter set forth until such time as this subchapter be amended or repealed, or until the Mayor has declared such provisions no longer in effect.
   (B)   In exercising this authority, considerations shall be given as to the following criteria:
      (1)   Water levels in the wells, capabilities of the water production and distribution systems, drawdown rates, outlook for precipitation, daily water use patterns, seasonal and long term weather patterns, and the availability of water from other sources.
      (2)   Hospitals, nursing homes, and healthcare facilities shall comply with all restrictions imposed on residential and non-residential water customers as may be applicable to each individual institution to the extent compliance will not endanger the health of the patients or residents of the institution.
      (3)   Each hospital, nursing home, or healthcare facility shall survey its water usage patterns and requirements and implement such additional conservation measures as may be possible, without endangering the health of its patients or residents, to achieve a further reduction in the institution's water usage.
(Ord. 02-12, passed 7-8-02; Am. Ord. 08-23, passed 8-11-08)