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Carroll County, VA
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[Adopted 7-14-2008]
The Director of the PSA is hereby authorized to declare emergencies in any or all areas under the jurisdiction of the PSA during any period in which there is a water shortage or threat to public health due to drought, pollution or other environmentally hazardous condition, as determined by the Director. It shall be unlawful for any person supplied by a public water system within such area to water or sprinkle lawns, gardens, to engage in or use water for any purpose not reasonably essential to health and used within the home or business between such hours as may be prescribed by the authorized agent of the authority during the period of the emergency.
In declaring an emergency pursuant to this article, the Director of the PSA shall immediately paste a written notice of the emergency at the front door of the courthouse and at two prominent places in the affected area in which such emergency is declared, and, in addition thereto, he shall run an item in a newspaper of general circulation in the area in which such emergency has been declared.
Any person violating the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.