40. Provision of water supply.

40.     Provision of water supply.

Where plans1 of a house2 are, in accordance with building regulations3, deposited4 with a local authority5, the authority must reject the plans6 unless a proposal is put before it that appears to it to be satisfactory for providing the occupants of the house with a supply of wholesome water sufficient for their domestic purposes:


    (1)     by connecting the house to a supply of water in pipes provided by water undertakers7;


    (2)     if in all the circumstances it is not reasonable to require the house to be connected, by otherwise taking water into