[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Stillwater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as § 4-13 of the 1971 Revised General Ordinances]
Whenever it appears that, for any reason, a shortage of potable water for drinking and domestic use exists in any portion of the Township or generally within the Township, and that unless steps are taken to conserve supplies of potable water and restrict the use thereof, that a general shortage of such water supplies may result which would be detrimental to the public health of the inhabitants of the Township, the Township Committee shall be authorized to declare an emergency to exist and may adopt emergency regulations regulating or prohibiting the use of potable water supplies for other than such purposes as shall be set forth in the regulations in specific locations within the Township or generally within the Township.
Any such emergency regulations adopted by the Township Committee shall become effective immediately after the publication of such regulations in the official newspaper of the Township.
The emergency so declared by the Township Committee and the emergency regulations adopted pursuant to § 400-1 shall continue in full force and effect until the expiration of the time period stated in the emergency resolution, if any, or until such time as the Township Committee finds and declares that the emergency no longer exists and rescinds such emergency regulations.