FIRST CLASS CITIES, WATER SUPPLY
                  Act of Jun. 7, 1911, P.L. 679, No. 271              Cl. 11
                                  AN ACT

     Prescribing the number of fixtures for water-supply for houses
        and other buildings occupied as dwellings in cities of the
        first class, making violation of its provisions a
        misdemeanor, and providing punishment for the same.

        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That for every house or other
     building in cities of the first class, occupied or hereafter to
     be occupied for dwelling purposes, there shall be located
     conveniently on the premises occupied by such house or other
     building, or appurtenant thereto, at least one fixture or source
     of water-supply, for the exclusive use of each such house or
     other building, which fixture, or source of water-supply, shall
     be kept and maintained in such condition as to supply water
     thereto freely at all times: Provided, That where, in any case,
     such dwelling-houses are located on a court or common front
     yard, and have no rear or side yard, one fixture or source of
     water-supply may be established for each three such houses,
     provided the same is located in immediate proximity to such
     houses and is freely accessible from each of them.
        Section 2.  Any person, firm, or corporation letting for use
     or occupation, or causing or permitting to be used or occupied
     or let for use or occupation, for dwelling purposes, any house
     or other building in violation of the provisions of this act, or
     neglecting to maintain such fixture or source of water-supply in
     accordance with the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a
     misdemeanor; and upon conviction thereof shall be subject to a
     penalty of ten dollars for each month, or portion thereof, for
     which each such house or other building shall be occupied for
     such purposes in violation of this act, or during which the
     maintenance of such fixture or source of water-supply in the
     condition provided in the first section of this act shall be
     neglected or omitted.
        Section 3.  It shall be the duty of the Department of Public
     Health and Charities to enforce the provisions of this act, and
     to institute and prosecute all proceedings for violation
     thereof.
        Section 4.  This act shall take effect after the expiration
     of one year from the date of enactment thereof.
        Section 5.  All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith
     be and the same are hereby repealed.