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(a) Authorized inspectors, agents and employees of the Public Works Department shall have the right of entry and access, at all reasonable times, in, to and upon any and all customers' buildings, grounds or premises, or any part thereof (including any and all plumbing, water piping, fixtures, or connections located, used, maintained or operated therein or thereon), for the purpose of:
(1) Determining the existence, operation, and/or use in, on, or about such buildings, grounds, or premises for:
(i) Any plumbing or water piping which may now or hereafter cause, create, or permit backflow, back-siphonage, or any other condition affecting or likely to affect the purity and/or potability of the water supply furnished by the City;
(ii) Any source such as hot water which could damage City equipment such as meters;
(iii) Any source of water supply which may now or hereafter be connected with the water supply system of the City;
(iv) Any source of pressure, vacuum, contamination or pollution (including any and all equipment, fixtures or appliances connected or used therewith or therefore) affecting or likely to affect the purity and/or potability of the water supply for the City; and
(2) Facilitating the enforcement, from time to time, of any and all of the Public Works Department's applicable laws, rules and regulations.
(b) Such authorized representatives of the City shall be furnished with and upon the request of any consumer, shall display appropriate evidence of identification.
(Ord. 1516-NS, eff. June 5, 2009)