(70 ILCS 3010/1)
(from Ch. 42, par. 319.1)
When used in this Act:
"Sewerage system" means and includes any or all of the following: a
sewage treatment plant or plants, collecting, intercepting and outlet
sewers, force mains, conduits, lateral sewers and extensions, pumping
stations, ejector stations, and all other appurtenances, extensions, or
improvements necessary or useful and convenient for the collection,
treatment, and disposal, in a sanitary manner, of sewage and industrial
wastes. The term also includes the disconnection of storm water drains and
constructing outlets therefor, where, in any case, such work is necessary
to relieve existing sanitary sewers of storm water loads, in order to
permit the efficient operation of such sanitary sewers for collection,
treatment, and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes.
"Sanitary district" means a sanitary district organized and created
under any of the laws of the State of Illinois having a population of less
than 500,000 and also means any drainage district which comes within the
terms of "An Act relating to drainage districts that collect and convey
sewage and other wastes through long, continued and common usage of
district drainage facilities", enacted by the 73rd General Assembly.
"Board of trustees" means the board of trustees of a sanitary district
or the commissioners of a drainage district.
"Municipality" means a city, village, or incorporated town in the State
of Illinois having a population of less than 500,000.
"Corporate authorities" means the city council or similar body of cities
and the board of trustees or similar body of villages or incorporated
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 2986.)