Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 280 of the acts of 1947 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "district", in line 19, the words:- and may contract for, or acquire by deed of easement or in fee temporary or permanent easements and fee simple interests in land in the towns of Sandwich, Bourne and Mashpee for the purposes of construction, operation and maintenance on such land of water storage tanks, water distribution systems, access roads and other necessary appurtenances.
SECTION 2. Said section 2 of said chapter 280 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 23, the words "public health" and inserting in place thereof the words:- environmental protection.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.