Section 11-50-31

Rights and powers of domestic municipal corporations as to acquisition, maintenance, etc., of waterworks systems conferred upon foreign municipal corporations.

All the rights and powers that are incident to and conferred by law upon municipal corporations of this state to purchase, hold, take, and condemn property or easements in property needful for the location, maintenance, security, and operation of a complete system of waterworks, including the ownership of such watersheds, rights-of-way, and easements in property and the construction of such dams, canals, raceways, and reservoirs and the laying of such pipes, conduits, and mains as is necessary and proper to render a public water supply available for use are hereby conferred upon such foreign municipal corporations as may wish to procure a public water supply from this state in accordance with the provisions of this article.

(Code 1907, §1444; Code 1923, §2300; Code 1940, T. 37, §388.)