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Sec. 23-44.  Enforcement.
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Noncompliance as to any terms or restrictions of this article shall result in the following escalating enforcement procedures:

(1) A thirty-day written notice by regular and/or certified mail shall be mailed to the customer outlining the specific violation, the recommended action required to be taken, the time frame for such remedial action, and the penalty for failing to cure such violation, which may include termination of water service to the customer.

(2) A ten-day final written notice by certified mail shall be mailed to the customer outlining the specific violation, the recommended action required to be taken, the time frame for such remedial action and the penalty for failing to cure such violation, which may include termination of water service to the customer.

(3) Failure to comply with the written notices outlined shall subject the customer to immediate discontinuance of water service to the customer's premises.

(4) Discontinued service shall consist of closing the control valve to the customer's private water supply system, and whereby the customer shall incur the standard monetary fine and costs for delinquent shut off. The utility will not restore water service to the customer until the utility has determined that the customer is in compliance with the provisions of this article.

(5) In the event that an inspection of the customer's premises and/or private water supply system, or other compelling evidence indicates that an immediate hazard of contamination to the public water supply system exists, the utility is authorized to declare an emergency and immediately discontinue water service to the customer without prior notice. In the event of such an emergency, written notice shall be filed with the St. John clerk-treasurer's office and Lake County health department with a copy issued to the customer within three (3) days of such emergency action.

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