§ 42.01  FINDINGS AND OBJECTIVES.
   (A)   The City Council is the trustee of the city's domestic water supply as well as the watershed areas within its city limits.
   (B)   Population increases and economic growth in the city and its environs continue to impact water, water utility and other environmental aspects in the city.
   (C)   The general welfare of the citizens of the city and its environs requires that the water and other environmental resources available to the city be used with maximum efficiency, and that quality of treatment and disposal of wastewaters achieve optimal standards.
   (D)   Further population and economic growth in the city and its environs, without water conservation and environmental sustainability efforts, may adversely affect both the city's domestic water supply as well as the other environmental resources that the community uses and/or is surrounded by.
   (E)   The City Council is desirous of adopting appropriate water conservation and environmental stewardship rebates for the purpose of ensuring maximum reductions of potable water use and wastewater flows through the implementation of water conservation technologies, as well as the promotion of such environmental sustainability programs.
(Ord. 210406, passed 4-6-2021)