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Emergency disconnections to residences
Public Service (PBS) CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE 2
§ 46. Emergency disconnections to residences. Notwithstanding any
other section of this article, a utility corporation in ownership or
control of the meters, pipes, fittings, wires and other apparatus
associated with the establishment of service to a residence or a
municipality may disconnect service to a residence when an emergency may
threaten the health or safety of a person, the surrounding area or the
utility's or municipality's distribution system. The utility corporation
or municipality shall act promptly to assure restoration of service as
soon as feasible. Service shall be restored to any residence before it
may be terminated for any other reason.