Section 11-50-4

Condemnation of sources of water, watersheds, rights-of-way, etc., to secure water supply.

For the purpose of securing and maintaining a water supply sufficient for its inhabitants and users within contiguous areas, any municipal corporation is vested with full authority to have condemned for its use sources of water and water supplies or necessary watersheds, rights-of-way for its pipelines, and lands for its water reservoir anywhere in the state. Condemnation under this section shall be governed by the provisions of Title 18 of this Code.

(Code 1923, §2003; Code 1940, T. 37, §364; Acts 1953, No. 858, p. 1148.)