Provision

Whoever voluntarily corrupts or fouls the water of any public spring or reservoir, so as to render it less fit for the purpose for which it is ordinarily used, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Simply put

The section states that whoever corrupts or fouls the water of any public spring or reservoir voluntarily, so as to make it less fit for the purpose for which the water of that spring or reservoir is used ordinarily, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to three months, or with fine extending up to five hundred rupees, or with both.



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