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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter II


Private sources of water-supply
74. (1) All private sources of water-supply within a municipality shall be subject to control, regulation and inspection by the Paurashava.
(2) No new well, water-pump or any other source of water for drinking purposes shall be dug, constructed, or provided except with the sanction of the Paurashava.
(3) A Paurashava may by notice required the owner or any person having the control of any private source of water-supply used for drinking purposes-
(a) to keep the same in good order and to clear it from time to time of silt, refuse and decaying matter;
(b) to protect the same from contamination in such manner as the Paurashava may direct; and
(c) if the water therein is proved to the satisfaction of the Paurashava to be unfit for drinking purposes, to take such measures as may be specified in the notice to prevent the use of such water for drinking purposes.

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