7-2-1: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this chapter is:
   A.   The protection of the City's water system from damage in times of emergency;
   B.   The redirecting of the City's water resources to the highest priority uses in times of emergency;
   C.   The establishment of priority uses in times when the demand for water service exceeds the capacity of the system to deliver water to the users served by the system; and
   D.   To grant authority to the Mayor or, if unavailable, the President of the Council, to establish an orderly system to ration or limit the delivery of water to users in the event of emergency or inability of the system to supply the expected demand for water. (Ord. 96, 6-13-2001)