Upon declaration of a water shortage phase as provided herein, the City Council shall have the power to adopt shortage water rates, by ordinance, designed to conserve water supplies.  These rates may provide for, but not be limited to:  (1) higher charges per unit for increasing usage;  (2) uniform charges for water usage per unit of use; (3) extra charges for use in excess of a specified level; or (4) discounts for conserving water beyond specified levels.
(Ord. 1988-13, passed 7-25-88)