2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 45 - Towns and cities
CHAPTER 45-48 - Nasonville Water District
§ 45-48-9 - Construction and maintenance of pipes, aqueducts, and other structures. – Tax exemption.

SECTION 45-48-9

   § 45-48-9  Construction and maintenance of pipes, aqueducts, and other structures. – Tax exemption. – The district may within and without the district, and within the limits of the town of Burrillville, and without the consent of the town, drive, lay, make, construct, and maintain pipes, aqueducts, conduits, machinery, or other equipment or appliances, or authorize the construction and maintenance to be done, and regulate their use; and may carry any works to be constructed, or authorized to be constructed by it, over or under any highway, turnpike, railroad, or street, in any manner so as not to permanently obstruct or impede travel; and may enter upon and dig up any highway, turnpike, road, or street for the purpose of laying down pipes or building aqueducts, upon or beneath the surface or for the purpose of repairing the pipes or aqueducts, and, if in the course of the making, constructing, or repairing, any pipe, conduit, or other structure lawfully located in a highway, turnpike, road, or street is damaged, or if the location of the pipe, conduit, or other structure is changed, the district shall reimburse the owner of the pipe, conduit, or other structure for the damage, or for the expense of the change of location. The district shall restore the highway, turnpike, road, or street so dug up, to as good a condition as before the work was done. All pipes, conduits, aqueducts, machinery, implements, equipment, appliances, and all other property of the district, used by the district for the purposes provided for by this chapter, are exempt from all taxes and assessments for state, town, or district purposes.

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