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 All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith be and the same are hereby repealed.