168 The New Delhi Municipal Council Act

Water pipes, etc., not to be placed where water will be polluted

(1) No water pipes shall be laid in a drain or on the surface of an open channel or house gully or within six meters of a cesspool or in any position where the pipe is likely to be injured or the water therein polluted; and no well or tank and except with the consent of the Chairperson, no cistern shall be constructed within six meters of a latrine, or cesspool.

(2) No latrine, or cesspool shall be constructed or made within six meters of any well, tank, water pipe or cistern or in any position where the pipe, well, tank or cistern is likely to be injured or the water therein polluted.

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