The city may, upon discovering an ongoing or potential discharge of pollutants to the city POTW which reasonably appears to present an imminent danger to the health or welfare of persons, seek and obtain from the circuit court of the county a temporary restraining order to halt or prohibit such discharge.  Prior to the filing of such petition, the discharger shall be given informal notice of city's intention to file such action.  Methods of informal notice shall include, but not be limited to, any of the following:  Personal conversation between discharger and city employees, telephone calls, letters, hand delivered messages, or notices posted at the discharger's premises or point of discharge.  Personal contact between city personnel and the discharger shall be attempted, but shall not be condition precedent to city's petition for and obtaining of a temporary restraining order.
(Ord. 1984-35, passed 12-18-84)