(70 ILCS 3705/25) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 212)
    Sec. 25. This Act shall be deemed a general law, complete in itself and shall be liberally construed and each district upon the acquisition of any waterworks properties as defined in Section 1 hereof under the provisions of this Act shall maintain and operate the same in the public interest and the benefit and use of the public and the territory served by any such properties.
(Source: Laws 1945, p. 1187.)