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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 251 : VILLAGE OF NORTH BENNINGTON

Subchapter 008 : SEWER, WATER, AND LIGHT SYSTEMS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 251, § 804)
  • § 251-804. Unauthorized diversion and malicious damage

    Any person who shall willfully, wantonly, or maliciously divert the water or part thereof of any of the ponds, springs, streams, aqueducts, water courses, or reservoirs, which shall be taken, used, or constructed by the Village, or shall corrupt the same, or make it impure, or commit any nuisance therein, or shall bathe therein, or within the limits that may be taken or prescribed by the Village pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or maliciously injure or destroy any dam, embankment, aqueduct, pipe, reservoir, conduit, hydrant, structure, pump, machinery, or other property owned, held, or used by the Village under the provisions of this chapter, shall be liable to the Village, in treble damages therefor, to be recovered in an action of tort founded on this statute. Such action may be commenced and prosecuted by the Board of Water Commissioners in the name of the Village. (Amended 2015, No. M-13 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Feb. 24, 2016.)