Section 135.1 - Village of Central Square

Section 135.1 Village of Central Square.

(a) Application. The rules and regulations hereinafter given, duly made and enacted in accordance with the provisions of sections 70, 71 and 73 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 395 of the Laws of 1928, shall apply to the well located on land owned by the village of Central Square and situated approximately 1,500 feet northeast of the center of the village on the Mallory Road and which forms the source of the public water supply of the village of Central Square, Oswego County, N. Y.

(b) Definitions. (1) The term well wherever used in this section is intended to mean and refer to the well now used as a source of this public water supply or to any additional well which may be constructed at this point for the purpose of this public water supply.

(2) Wherever a linear distance of a structure or object from the well is mentioned in this section, it is intended to mean the shortest horizontal distance from the nearest point of the structure or object to the well.

(c) Privies. (1) No privy, privy vault, pit, cesspool or other receptacle of any kind placed or used for either the temporary storage or the permanent deposit of human excreta shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain upon, and no garbage, putrescible matter, kitchen or sink wastes, manure or any polluted water or liquid of any kind shall be thrown or discharged upon the property owned by the village of Central Square surrounding the well which is the source of water supply.

(2) No privy, privy vault, pit, cesspool or other receptacle which is not watertight, placed or used for the permanent or temporary deposit of human excreta, shall be located closer than 200 feet from the well which is the source of the public water supply of the village of Central Square.

(d) Sewage. No sewer used to conduct sewage, kitchen wastes or polluted water of any kind shall be located or maintained within 150 feet of the well, which is the source of water supply of the village of Central Square, and all sewers located or maintained at less than 200 feet of the well, which is the source of water supply of the village of Central Square, shall be constructed of cast iron pipe laid with watertight joints.

(e) Trespassing. No trespassing shall be allowed upon the property of the village of Central Square upon which the well of the public water supply of the village is located, and no person or persons shall enter in or upon such property except duly authorized officials of the village of Central Square or person or persons who may be charged with the maintenance of the supply in the official performance of their duties of supervision or maintenance of the public water supply or except such other persons as may be authorized to enter said property by the board of trustees of the village of Central Square.

(f) Inspections. The board of trustees of the village of Central Square or such other board, person or persons as may be charged with the maintenance or supervision of the public water supply of the village of Central Square or their duly appointed representative shall make regular and thorough inspections of the area surrounding the well for the purpose of ascertaining whether the above rules and regulations are being complied with, and it shall be the duty of said board of trustees to cause copies of any rules and regulations violated to be served upon the persons violating the same with notices of such violations; and if such persons served do not immediately comply with the rules and regulations, it shall be the further duty of the board of trustees to promptly notify the State Commissioner of Health of such violations. The board of trustees shall report to the State Commissioner of Health in writing annually, on the first of January, the results of the regular inspections made during the preceding year, stating the number of inspections which have been made, the number of violations found, the number of notices served and the general surroundings of the well at the time of the last inspection.

(g) Penalty. In accordance with section 70 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 395 of the Laws of 1928, the penalty for each and every violation of or noncompliance with any of these rules and regulations which relate to a permanent source or act of contamination is hereby fixed at $100.
 

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