(A)   The village shall have the right to shut off water service for repairs, extensions, tests, improvements, or whenever necessary. Whenever possible and as time permits, all consumers will be notified prior to the interruption of service.
   (B)   The village shall maintain all water mains in dedicated public easements or rights-of-way. Water mains that do not lie within public easements or dedicated rights-of-way shall be maintained by the property owner and, in the event of problems, service shall be discontinued until repairs have been completed to the satisfaction of the village.
   (C)   A break or leak occurring in any water service lateral between the water main and the meter pit shall be repaired as soon as possible by the village at its own expense. The owner will be required to pay all costs of repair to the water service lateral from the meter pit to the structure.
   (D)   The village shall not be responsible for breakage of pipes of valves occurring during the removal or installation of meters.
   (E)   Damage to any equipment or facilities of the water supply system resulting from an improper connection within a structure shall be the responsibility of the consumer and the cost of repair thereof shall be charged to the owner.
   (F)   If a water service lateral from the water main to a meter pit is severed, the contractor shall be responsible for all costs associated with the repair or installation of a new water service lateral, the water lost, and the expenses incurred by the village as a result of the damaged lateral.
(Ord. 97-104, passed 2-3-1997)  Penalty, see § 50.999