Section 37-1-49Duty of utility to render adequate service and maintain facilities.
Every utility shall maintain its plant, facilities and equipment in good operating condition and shall set up and maintain proper reserves for renewals, replacements and reasonable contingencies. Every utility shall render adequate service to the public and shall make such reasonable improvements, extensions and enlargements of its plants, facilities and equipment as may be necessary to meet the growth and demand of the territory which it is under the duty to serve.
(Acts 1920, No. 37, p. 38; Code 1923, §9769; Code 1940, T. 48, §34.)