[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Caln as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Public Water Supply
[Adopted 3-7-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-02]
A portion of the Township of East Caln shown on the map attached as Attachment 1 to this chapter is and shall be served by the Downingtown Municipal Water Authority (hereinafter referred to as the "Authority").
Editor's Note: Attachment 1 is on file in the Township offices.
Any and all water users within the area served by the Authority shall procure and purchase any and all water service from the Authority, subject to the provisions set forth below.
The drilling, installation or use of wells for water service is and shall be prohibited within the area served by the Authority unless the use of a well is approved, in writing, by the Authority upon application by a property owner for hardship relief.
Nothing contained herein is intended to or shall be construed to require the abandonment of existing wells. However, should an existing well cease to function or provide potable water, and cannot be remediated, the property owner shall be required to connect to the available public water system and shall not be permitted to drill a replacement well.
The design and installation of any connections, system additions, service lines, pumps, valves or other facilities connected to the Authority water system shall be subject to the approval of the Authority, and all standards and materials utilized for such installations shall be in conformity with the rules and regulations of the Authority in effect at the time an application to connect is filed with the Authority.
Any and all applications for permits or approval for any and all construction, improvement, development submitted to the Township of East Caln within the area served by the Authority shall likewise be concurrently submitted to the Authority via an Authority application for connection and approval, and no permit or final approval shall be granted by the Township without an approval of the water system connection and water service from the Authority to the extent permitted by law.