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Legislature Limits Government Water Utilities’ Authority to Mandate Connections

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The governing boards of several government-owned or operated water and sewer utilities currently have the authority to mandate connection of certain properties to their water systems. The authority extends to municipalities, counties, sanitary districts, and water and sewer authorities (hereinafter referred to as “government utilities”). Specifically, each local unit may require “the owner of developed […]