20.75.02.06

.06 Service Pipe Connections.

A. Utility's Service Pipe. The utility shall install and maintain that portion of the service pipe from the main to the boundary line of the easement, public road, or street, under which the main may be located.

B. Customer's Service Pipe. The customer shall install and maintain that portion of the service pipe from the end of the utility's portion into the premises served.

C. Requirements for Customer's Service Pipe. The portion of the service pipe installed and maintained by the customer shall conform to all reasonable regulations of the utility. It shall be constructed of approved materials and shall be installed and maintained in accordance with accepted good practice and in conformance with applicable codes or governmental regulations.

D. Restrictions on Installation. A sewer service pipe may not be laid in the same trench with water pipe unless the water service pipe is laid on a shelf on the side of the trench, not less than 12 inches above and not less than 18 inches horizontally away from the sewer pipe.

E. Inspection. If a governmental agency requires an inspection of the customer's plumbing, the utility may not connect the customer's service pipe until it receives a notice from the inspecting agency certifying that the customer's plumbing is satisfactory.