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12-3105.Same; rules and regulations authorized; billing and collection of sewer service charges; discontinuance of water service, when. The governing body of a municipality shall have the power by ordinance or resolution to adopt rules and regulations providing for the management and operation of its sewer system, prohibiting the discharge of matter deleterious to the proper operation of the treatment plant into the sewer system, establishing the types and characteristics of sewage that may be discharged into the sewer system, fixing the service charges, requiring security for the payment thereof, and providing methods and rules of collection, and providing for the disposition of the revenue therefrom. In the event any person, firm, corporation, political unit or organization living or operating on premises connected to a sanitary sewer shall neglect, fail or refuse to pay the service charges fixed by the governing body of said municipality, the governing body is hereby authorized to refuse the delivery of water through the pipes and mains of a publicly owned waterworks until such time as such charges are fully paid: Provided, however, That any city of the first class now owning or hereafter acquiring a municipal water plant and a municipal light plant, which plants are now or hereafter operated, managed and controlled by a board of public utilities, as provided by K.S.A. 13-1220 to 13-1234a, inclusive, and all acts and parts of acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, may with the consent of the board of public utilities bill and collect the sewer service charges through the administrative departments of the board of public utilities and the board of public utilities may discontinue water services to premises owned, managed or occupied by consumers who have delinquent sewer service charges.

History: L. 1959, ch. 87, § 5; June 30.

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