§7-1-3g. Acquisition, operation, and maintenance of sewerage
systems and sewage plants.
In addition to all other powers and duties not conferred by
law upon county courts, such courts are hereby empowered to
acquire, by purchase, right of eminent domain, lease, gift, or
otherwise, and to operate and maintain, sewerage systems and sewage
treatment plants, and to pay the cost of operation and maintenance
thereof out of a special fund to be derived from sewerage service
fees paid by the users of such sewerage system or sewage treatment
plant: Provided, however,
That the power and authority hereby
conferred on county courts shall not extend into territory within
the boundaries of any municipal corporation, sanitary district or
public service district.