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City ordinance imposes penalties on water theft
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A new ordinance, passed by city aldermen on second reading Monday night, outlines penalties for stealing water from the City of Smithville. Although the city has prosecuted water thefts in the past, there has been no formal policy or ordinance outlining actual penalties. A state recommendation that such an ordinance be adopted spurred the action.

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