Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-51 Definitions.
For the purpose of this division, the following words and
terms shall have the meanings
Customer's water installation. All pipes, valves, stops, plumbing or contrivances owned by the
customer and used in connection with, or forming a part of, the customer's installation for using
water for any purpose including lines or pipes used for the purpose of connecting such
installation to the department's water meter, curb stop, or water main, or other part of the
distribution system as the case may be.
Distribution system. That part of the city's water and light works used to distribute water from
points of treatment and storage to the customers served; including mains, valves, fittings, service
lines, and other appurtenances.
Water main. The main lines or pipes, usually located in the street, and used for supplying
water to a number of customers, or an entire area.
Water service line. The pipe, valves, fittings, water meter, meter box, and all other fixtures
owned by the department and used to connect the customer's water installation to the water main.
(Code 1964, § 15.300)
Cross reference(s)--Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.