Maine Revised Statutes

§6101. Definitions

As used in this Part, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Governing body.
[ 1987, c. 490, Pt. B, §10 (RP) .]
1-A. Consumer-owned water utility.  "Consumer-owned water utility" means any water utility which is wholly owned by its consumers, including, but not limited to, any municipal or quasi-municipal water district or corporation, municipal water department or the water portion of any utility wholly owned by a municipality or district.
[ 1987, c. 490, Pt. B, §11 (NEW) .]
1-B. Governing body.  "Governing body" means the governing body of a consumer-owned water utility.
[ 1987, c. 490, Pt. B, §11 (NEW) .]
2. Service line.  "Service line" means the pipeline, including the meter and other appurtenances, extending from a water main to the building or other premises served.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Water district.  "Water district" means any district, including any multipurpose district, created by the private and special laws of the State to perform the functions of a water utility.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
4. Water main extension.  "Water main extension" means an extension of the pipeline, including associated appurtenances, from an existing water main to serve a previously unserved location or a location served by a seasonal main.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW). 1987, c. 490, §§B10,B11 (AMD).