Water Service Turn-on Release Agreement

Please read this form carefully and be aware in requesting the City of Savannah establish water service in your name or restore water service, you will be releasing all claims for damages and injuries you and the property might sustain in the restoration of water service to the property.

I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of damage to the property, and I agree to assume the full risk of any such injuries, damages, or loss, regardless of severity, which I, or the property may sustain as a result of the restoration of water service to the property. I waive and relinquish all claims that I may have against the City of Savannah, as well as its agents and employees, as a result of the restoration of water service to the property, including but not limited to water leaks or water damage.

I further agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the City of Savannah, including its agents and employees, from any and all claims resulting from injuries, damages, and/or losses sustained by me or the property, arising from, or connected with or in any way associated with the restoration of water service.

I recognize and acknowledge by placing water service in my/company name, I am taking full responsibility for any charges applied to the property pertaining to water service, including but not limited to basic fees, consumption fees and meter charges.

I further recognize and acknowledge that the City Code provides: “The turning on of water service and/or the providing of sewer service to any premises shall mean that the applicant has agreed to comply with the ordinances, rules and regulations of the city as related to utility services. The applicant shall be responsible for ensuring that all water fixtures within the premises are off prior to water service being turned on by the city.” (Code 1977, § 5-1010)