2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:31-2 - Legislative purpose
40A:31-2. Legislative purpose
The Legislature finds and declares it to be in the public interest and to be the policy of this State to foster and promote by all reasonable means the collection, storage and distribution of an adequate supply of water for the inhabitants and businesses of the counties and municipalities of this State. It is the purpose of this act to further implement that policy by authorizing a county or municipality, either separately or in combination with one or more other counties or municipalities, or private water companies, or the State, to acquire, construct, maintain, operate or improve facilities for the accumulation, supply or distribution of water and to provide for the financing of these facilities. Source: C.40:14C-2 (P.L.1979, c.451, s.2).