(65 ILCS 5/11-129-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-129-1)
    Sec. 11-129-1. Any municipality with a population of less than 500,000 is authorized, as provided in this Division 129, to build, or purchase, and to operate a waterworks system or water supply system either within or without the corporate limits thereof, and also to improve or extend that system.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)