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21.28.020 Water Supply to Wholesale Distributors by Contract.

When authorized by contract to do so, the Portland Water Bureau may furnish water to wholesale distributors, as defined in Code Section 21.04.120, within and without City boundaries. The Mayor and the Commissioner-in-Charge of the Bureau may enter into and execute contracts or agreements to supply water to wholesale distributors, subject to relevant provisions of the Charter and in accordance with the rates established by the Council.
Subject to its contractual obligations, the Bureau may suspend temporarily the delivery of water for the purpose of making repairs or improvements to its system and, during any emergency, the Bureau may apportion the available water supply in that manner which appears most equitable under the circumstances then prevailing and with due consideration for public health and safety.