(70 ILCS 2405/16.9)
(from Ch. 42, par. 315.9)
The trustees of the sanitary district may acquire, by purchase
or contract with an individual, corporation or municipality, a waterworks
sufficient for the needs of the inhabitants of the district. In the event
that the trustees are unable to agree with any person, corporation or
municipality upon the terms under which it may acquire such a waterworks
under this Act, then the right to obtain such waterworks may be acquired by
condemnation in a circuit court
by proceedings in the
manner as near as may be as is provided for the exercise of the right of
eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act.
The compensation or rates to be paid for such
waterworks and the manner of payment shall be determined by the
judgment of the court wherein such proceedings take place.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)