Winchester v. Winchester Water Works Co.,
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251 U.S. 192 (1920)
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Winchester v. Winchester Water Works Co., 251 U.S. 192 (1920)
Winchester v. Winchester Water Works Company
Argued October 24, 1919
Decided January 5, 1920
251 U.S. 192
A city cannot regulate the rates chargeable by a water company unless authority to do so has been plainly granted by the legislature. P. 251 U. S. 193.
Such authority cannot be implied from powers to grant water companies rights of way in the public streets and grounds and to supervise and control their use. P. 251 U. S. 194.
Kentucky Statutes, § 3490(8), (25), (30), (33), considered. Id.
The case is stated in the opinion.