The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 008 : SEWER, WATER, AND LIGHT SYSTEMS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 251, § 810)
§ 251-810. Rights-of-way of public service corporation
If in the construction, completion, maintenance, or future extension of said water system it becomes necessary, in order to complete said system or to convey water to the said Village or its inhabitants, to lay the water pipes or mains of said system across premises or a right-of-way owned by a public service corporation and already devoted to a public use and in case said Village and said corporation cannot agree as to the place and manner in which said water pipes or mains shall be laid across such premises or right-of-way or upon the amount to be paid therefor, or in case said corporation refuses to permit said Village to lay its water pipes or mains across said premises or right-of-way, the said Village or said corporation may petition the Public Service Commission which after due notice and hearing to the parties interested shall determine whether it is necessary that said water pipes or mains may be laid across said premises or right-of-way and if so in what place and manner and if so, what amount shall be paid therefor and to whom it shall be paid. The orders and findings of said Commission shall be subject to appeal or exception to the extent and in the manner now provided by the general law of Vermont in the case of the condemnation of land for railroad purposes.