Move to make water hookups mandatory ...

Move to make water hookups mandatory dies without vote

There are 2 comments on the Press of Atlantic City story from Dec 17, 2008, titled Move to make water hookups mandatory dies without vote. In it, Press of Atlantic City reports that:

An ordinance to require mandatory water connections never came to a vote Monday night as the measure died for lack of a second.

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tplumber

AOL

#1 Jan 25, 2009
The water Co. Does not have enough money. someones brother in law need a job.So will you please make it a law that you have to hook up to the water Co. Cant you see they need to force people to use there water. And if the dont they want to lean there property or make some other lame law.
Kathie Muth

Saint Marys, PA

#2 Aug 26, 2011
Riparian Doctrine or Riparian Rights is a system for allocating water among those who possess land with a water source. Private consumptive rights in a natural watercourse, one of the main classifications in Riparian Rights, are governed by the Riparian Doctrine, the basic tenet of which is that a party owning land abutting a watercourse has the right to make reasonable uses of the water in that watercourse for the benefit of his riparian land. Because these use rights arise as incidents to ownership of land abutting a watercourse, they generally are considered to be vested property rights. As the holder of vested rights, a riparian proprietor can seek protection of his rights at law or in equity and cannot be deprived of them by the state without due process. Many state constitutions acknowledge that all men are by nature free and equal and have certain inalienable rights, including the right to defend life, to own property and to pursue safety and happiness. It may be implied from these constitutional provisions that a man's "inalienable rights" include the ability to obtain those things upon which basic survival is based, i.e. water!!

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