IBE POLICIES, RULES & REGULATIONS
IBE Water Bylaws
- All owners shall keep the water service pipes, valves, fixtures and fittings on their owen property in good order and repair, and protect them from frost and other damage, at their own risk and expense. When a premises is vacated, we suggest that your intake water valve be turned off.
- Nothing contained in these Bylaws shall be construed to impose any obligation, duty or liability on Indian Beach Community Association or Indian Beach Estates Management Corporation (collectively called "IBE") to give a continuous supply of water to any person or property.
- IBE hereby reserves the right at any time to turn off or disconnect the water supply to any property, with or without giving prior notice to the owner of the property, and IBE, any of its directors or the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper shall not be liable for any loss, costs or damages caused or incurred by the owner or occupants by reason of discontinuing the water supply for any of the following reasons:
- repairs to the water system;
- shortage of water;
- misuse of the water by the owner or occupant including without limitation, unnecessary or wasteful use of water, or violation of regulations concerning watering or sprinkling;
- failure by the owner to repair or replace defective pipes, fittings, valves, tanks or appliances which are not in a good state of repair or which are or may become a cause of waste of warted;
- a breach of any of these Bylaws which has not been promptly remedied;
- non-payment of any monies owing to IBE
- No work of any kind connected with the IBE water system, either for the laying of new or the repair of old service pipes, shall be done by any person other than the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or a person authorized by the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or the Board of Directors of IBE.
- No unauthorized person shall in any way interfere or tamper with any pipe, fixture fitting or appliance of or connected with the IBE water system whether on his own property or elsewhere. An owner is authorized to make alterations and repairs to the pipes, fixtures and fittings on his property so long as such work does not interfere with or damage the IBE water system or affect the quality of the water in the IBE water system.
- No person shall connect, cause to be connected or allow to remain connected, any piping, fixture, fitting, container, appliance or cross-connection that could cause or allow the water in the IBE water system to become contaminated, degraded or polluted in any way, including but not limited to back flow caused by back pressure or back siphonage as a result of the disruption of the water supply from the IBE water system, unless an approved back flow prevention assembly has been installed and tested to the satisfaction of the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or a person authorized by the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or the Board of Directors of IBE.
- All plumbing systems located on the property of the residents shall conform to the appropriate government regulations and these Bylaws.
- The Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or Board of Directors of IBE may, whenever in his or their discretion the public interest so requires, suspend or limit the consumption of water from the IBE water system, regulate the hours of use, or further prescribe the manner in which such water may be used.
- Where the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or a person authorized by the Property Contractor/Groundskeeper or the Board of Directors of IBE determines that there exists a connection or cross-connection prohibited by these Bylaws or that there has been any other breach of these Bylaws by an owner or occupant of the owner's property, he may give written notice to the owner of the property to correct the connection or cross-connection and remedy the breach at the sole risk and expense of the owner within the time period specified in the notice. If the owner fails to make the correction or does not remedy the breach during the required period specified in the notice, IBE may proceed to make the correction and remedy the breach at the sole expense of the owner.