Section 11-50-140

Definitions.

When used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT. A plant and system for the generation, manufacture, and distribution of electricity or a system for the purchase, transportation, and/or distribution of electricity, together with all appurtenances thereto and all property used or useful in connection therewith, including franchises.

(2) GAS PLANT. A plant and system for the manufacture and distribution of gas or a system for the purchase, transportation, and/or distribution of manufactured or natural gas, together with all appurtenances thereto and all property used or useful in connection therewith, including franchises.

(3) WATERWORKS PLANT. A plant and system for the gathering, collecting, or impounding of water and the distribution thereof for domestic or industrial use or both or a plant or system for the purchase, transportation, and/or distribution of water for domestic or industrial use or both, together with all appurtenances thereto and all property used or useful in connection therewith, including franchises.

(Acts 1909, No. 212, p. 253; Code 1923, §2059; Code 1940, T. 37, §376; Acts 1969, No. 635, p. 1164.)