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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 089 : WATERWORKS

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 3307)
  • § 3307. Interference with supply

    If any person diverts the water or part of any of the artesian wells, ponds, springs, streams, aqueducts, water courses, or reservoirs, that shall be taken, used, or constructed by such municipal corporation, 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 such municipal corporation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or injure or destroy any artesian well, dam, embankment, aqueduct, pipe, reservoir, conduit, hydrant, structure, pump, machinery, or other property held, owned, or used by such municipal corporation under the provisions of this chapter, such person shall be liable to such municipal corporation in treble damages, to be recovered in a civil action on this statute, and any such person on conviction of a violation under this section shall be fined not exceeding $100.00 or committed to the Commissioner of Corrections not more than six months, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 17; 1981, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 23; 2019, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 259.)