Series 101 2000 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 101-202 Ord. 16423; Amending Chapter 7 RE: Provide for Emergency Water Regulations, and Adopting a Peak Water Use Program
Bill No. B 111-00
amending Chapter 7 of the City Code to provide for emergency water regulations; adopting
peak water use program; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances of the
City of Columbia, Missouri, is
hereby amended by adding the following section 7-5:
Section 7-5 Emergency Water Regulations
(a) The City Manager is authorized to declare a water use emergency
under any of the
1. An equipment failure, large fire or water main break has caused
or, unless emergency water
conservation measures are taken, will cause inadequate water pressures and flows for fire
2. Water system pumping is reasonably
estimated to reach the 24 million gallons per day
(b) After declaring a water use emergency, the City Manager shall
emergency regulations. The provisions of section 7-4 (b) shall apply to these regulations.
(c) Regulations established under this section shall have the
force of law. A person who
violates the regulation established under this section after receiving notice of the regulation shall
be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or by imprisonment not to
exceed three months or by both such fine and imprisonment. All other persons violating a
regulation established under this section shall be guilty of an infraction punishable by a fine not
to exceed $200.
Cross-reference - fire flow standards, Section 27-58.
SECTION 2. The City Council adopts the Peak Water Use
Program, marked Exhibit A,
which is attached to and made a part of this ordinance.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 1st day of May, 2000.