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Orders of commissioner
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 11, TITLE 1
§ 1107. Orders of commissioner. 1. When the commissioner, after
investigation of the condition of any public water supply used for
drinking or other domestic purposes, whether maintained and operated by
a municipality, water district or private corporation, company or
individual, shall certify to the board, corporation, company, officer or
person in charge of the maintenance and operation of such water supply
that in his opinion such water supply is so polluted or subject to
dangerous pollution or so inadequate or of such objectionable physical
quality as to constitute a menace to the public health and shall order
reasonable improvements to be made for the protection of public health
and such municipality, water district or private corporation, company or
individual maintaining and operating such water supply shall fail to
carry out such order forthwith, any court of competent jurisdiction may,
upon the application of the commissioner, enforce prompt compliance with
such order.

2. Service of the certificate by the commissioner as aforesaid shall
be made upon the mayor or corporation counsel of the municipality or
upon an officer of the water district or private corporation or company
as the case may be.

3. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations to provide for
immediate public notice, in a manner prescribed by such regulations, of
the existence of a public health hazard concerning any public water