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Rules and Regulations:  Terms

The following expressions, words and terms when used herein shall have the meaning stated below

Owner: Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Putnam County

Applicant: Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, the Federal or State Government, or any unit, agency, political corporation or subdivision of either the Federal or State Government, or other agency applying for a water user's agreement.

User: Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, the Federal or State Government, or any unit, agency, political corporation or subdivision of either the Federal or State Government, or other agency receiving water and/or waste services, or to who water services are made available from the Owner's facilities pursuant to a written water user's agreement.

Point of Delivery: The point of delivery shall be at the meter, unless otherwise specified in the water user's agreement or in any other agreement where it shall be mentioned.

Service: The term “service” when used in connection with the supplying of water shall mean the availability for use by the water user, subject to the provisions of these Rules and Regulations. Service shall be considered as available when the Owner maintains the water supply at a minimum of 20 p.s.i. pressure at the point of delivery with the service line, in readiness for the water user's use, regardless of whether the water user makes use of it.

Landowner: Any person owning property served by the water system of the Owner or who has a leasehold interest therein with more than a year to run. The term “landowner” shall also include life tenants but the Owner may at its discretion require remaindermen to enter into any agreement required with the property owner under these Rules and Regulations, and the remaindermen shall be bound by these Rules and Regulations in all respects.

Water User's Agreement: The written contract between the water user and the Owner pursuant to which water service is supplied or made available.

Water Service: A water service shall consist of facilities for supplying water to one residence or business establishment located on land within the jurisdiction of the Owner.

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