Skip to code content (skip section selection)
A. All property owners identified by the city as contributors to excessive or improper infiltration or inflow into the city wastewater treatment works shall be advised of their infiltration and inflow problems.
B. All such situation properties shall be provided a sixty (60) day grace period in which to correct the infiltration and inflow problems as identified, said sixty (60) day grace period to extend from the date of notification.
C. By the end of the sixty (60) day grace period, each property owner shall notify the city that corrective actions have been taken or are in progress, which actions shall be specified in the notification to the city.
D. A property owner failing to notify the city of corrective actions prior to the end of the sixty (60) days' grace period shall be subject to termination of service, without further notice, and water service, if provided by the city, shall be immediately discontinued and shut off until the violation shall have been corrected in accordance with federal, state and city regulations.
E. In the event any instance of excessive or improper infiltration or inflow into the city wastewater treatment works of the city shall continue beyond the sixty (60) day grace period, it is declared that such continuing infiltration or inflow is a public nuisance, that the city shall have the right to abate such public nuisance, and to enter upon any private property within the city for such purpose. The public nuisance shall be prosecuted as other public nuisances in the city.
F. Violators shall be charged for cleaning of lines to remove chemicals and expense incurred by a public works crew as set per resolution by the city council. (Ord. 624-08, 8-12-2008)