Nebraska Revised Statute 17-149
The mayor and council of any second-class city, or the board of trustees of any village, are hereby authorized to lay off such city and the territory one mile beyond its corporate limits into suitable districts for the purpose of establishing a system of sewerage and drainage. They may (1) provide such system; (2) regulate the construction, repairs, and use of sewers and drains and of all proper house connections and branches; (3) compel all proper connections therewith and branches from other streets, avenues, and alleys, and from private property; and (4) provide penalties for any obstruction of or injury to any sewer or part thereof, or failure to make connections therewith.
Laws 1903, c. 22, § 1, p. 254;
R.S.1913, § 5043;
C.S.1922, § 4212;
C.S.1929, § 17-151;
R.S.1943, § 17-149;
Laws 1949, c. 22, § 1(1), p. 94;
Laws 1979, LB 136, § 2.