(A)   General.
      (1)   The development of new water facilities and mains, and the expansion of existing water systems, shall be designed by the project engineer in accordance with all applicable state and local criteria.
      (2)   Central water systems shall be designed to satisfy the domestic water supply and fire protection requirements for the area, and shall be designed and constructed for an economic life of not less than 50 years. The city shall have the right of final design review approval and inspection of all central water systems.
   (B)   Water systems. Each lot within a subdivision shall be provided with connection to an approved public or central water supply system.
      (1)   If a property owner currently has a private well furnishing water for consumption by human beings, and an extension of the system is within 100 feet of the property, then he shall be required to tie on to the system for the supply of water for human consumption, but may maintain the private water supply for outdoor watering or agricultural purposes.
         (a)   Where the property line of any property lies within 100 feet of a franchised or city-owned water system, then the property owner is prohibited from constructing any wells where the use of water from the wells is meant for human consumption.
         (b)   Where the property lies within 100 feet of a franchised or city- owned water system, no permits will be issued for the construction of water wells; however, wells for outdoor watering or agricultural purposes will be permitted.
      (2)   If a subdivision contains lots averaging two acres, but in no individual lot case less than 50,000 net square feet, and an average of 250 feet at the building line, septic tanks and individual water supply wells may be utilized, subject to demonstration of adequacy of the water supply, and to the other conditions of this chapter.
      (3)   New central water systems where required shall be designed by a state-registered engineer in accordance with the regulations of the city, the State Department of Health, and standards established in this chapter.
      (4)   Private wells shall be located not less than 75 feet from any sources of pollution, including septic tanks, drainage fields, wastewater lines, or polluted bodies of water. Regulations established herein shall not apply to water systems which are designed, constructed, and marked exclusively for irrigation purposes.
(Ord. 241, passed 11-27-85; Am. Ord. 641, passed 5-20-93) Penalty, see § 155.99