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A. Prohibited Acts: It shall be unlawful for any water user to:
1. Waste water.
2. Allow it to be wasted by stops, taps, valves, leaky joints or pipes, or to allow tanks or watering troughs to leak or overflow.
3. Wastefully run water from hydrants, faucets or stops, or through basins, water closets, urinals, sinks or other apparatus.
4. Use the water for purposes other than for those which he has applied, or to use water in violation of the rules and regulations for controlling the water supply. (1982 Code § 14-128)
B. Termination Of Service; Meeting: The city may thereupon consider terminating the right of the individual to use culinary water. If it elects to consider the matter of termination, it shall give notice to the water user of the intention to terminate his water connection at least five (5) days prior to the meeting of the city council at which termination of water service is to be considered. The notice shall inform him of the time and place of the meeting and the charges which lead to the consideration of the termination.
C. Appearance By Water User: A water user whose right to utilize city water is being reviewed shall have opportunity to appear with or without counsel and present the reasons why his water service should not be discontinued.
D. Determination: After due hearing, the city council may arrive at a determination. If the determination is to discontinue the wasteful water user's service connection, the city council shall notify him of the decision and of the period during which the service will remain discontinued. (1982 Code § 14-135; amd. 1998 Code)