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The DC Code: § 34-2401.22 Penalty for damaging or defacing water pipes.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

Every person who maliciously breaks, injures, defaces, or destroys any main or pipe, bend, branch, valve, hydrant, service pipe, or any other fixture used for the distribution of water throughout the streets and avenues, or for its introduction into the houses, tenements, or buildings of the District of Columbia, shall be punishable by imprisonment in the District jail for not more than 2 years.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-1548. 1973 Ed., § 43-1536. DC CODE § 34-2401.22 Current through December 11, 2012


(R.S., D.C., § 220; Feb. 25, 1885, 23 Stat. 319, ch. 145.)