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In the event that the Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation declares a water shortage crisis, the Village President may, in order to reduce the use of water in the Village to a minimum level consistent with the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village, by emergency proclamation, order one or more of the following:
A. The reduction or prohibition of external water use for, without limitation: sprinkling or watering lawns and plants, washing or cleaning paved areas, washing the outside of single-family dwellings, washing the inside or outside of buildings other than single-family dwellings, washing or cleaning any business or industrial equipment and machinery, operation of any ornamental fountain or other structure making a similar use of water which does not recirculate the water, establishing or maintaining water levels in swimming and wading pools not employing a filter and recirculating system;
B. The curtailment or closing of any commercial car wash and the prohibition of the washing of vehicles or any other type of mobile equipment;
C. The reduction in consumer-per-capita consumption of water;
D. The installation of water saving devices;
E. The reduction in water pump pressure.
(Ord. MC-228-99 § 5 (part), 1999: prior code § 8.16)