Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Paragraph (d) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
The Authority shall reimburse any community serviced by the waterworks division of the Authority for the cost incurred in carrying out measures ordered by the department of environmental protection to remedy total coliform level violations in their water distribution systems, for up to ten thousand dollars per community per calendar year, if it is determined by the director of the waterworks division and approved by the executive director, that there is a strong likelihood that activities conducted by the Authority in its system contributed to the cause of the total coliform level violation in the water distribution system. Such determination shall not be considered an assumption of any liabilities by the Authority.