Charges and Fees

Schedule of Charges and Fees (Effective January 1, 2019)

System Capacity Fee - for New Service

Single Family & Duplex-with two meters ( 1 ERC* per unit) $3,800.00
Duplex - with one meter ( .95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
Apartment & Condo (.95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
Mobile Home (.95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
Recreational Vehicle ( .95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
Commercial and All Other Developments to be determined at time of application based on engineer's calculation

(* ERC - Equivalent Residential Connection - unit of measure used to calculate the equivalent usage of non-residential land use types as compared to a residential single- family property. One ERC is equal to the expected service demand of one average residential property is currently established to be equivalent to 174 gallons of potable water per day.)

 

Service Install - Residential, Commercial, Irrigation

5/8" meter $2,300.00
3/4" meter $2,300.00
1.0" meter $2,300.00
1.5" meter $3,000.00
2.0" meter $3,200.00
3.0" meter Cost + 10%
4.0" meter Cost + 10%
6.0" meter Cost + 10%
8.0" meter Cost + 10%
10.0" meter Cost + 10%

 

Under road boring cost to connect: Cost + 10%

Under other pipe boring cost to connect: Cost + 10%

Sidewalk / swale repairs: Cost + 10%

 

Meter Install - Residential, Commercial, Irrigation

5/8" meter $450.00
3/4" meter $450.00
1.0" meter $500.00
1.5" meter $1,200.00
2.0" meter $1,400.00

 

Meter Relocate: Cost + 10%

 

Customer Deposit (per unit)

Residential 5/8" to 1" $100.00
Commercial 5/8" $150.00
Commercial 3/4" $150.00
Commercial 1.5" and larger to be determined at time of application based on engineer's calculation

 

Fire Service Charges and Line Extension Charges

All line sizes: Contractor Quote + 10%

Additional cost for installation:

  • Engineering Review:  policy established 5/8/18
  • Certification Inspection: policy established 5/8/18

(For a Line Extension: customer can obtain an additional quote from a fully licensed utility contractor. This contractor has to be approved by CHWA. CHWA holds the right to charge Engineering and Certified Inspection charges as outlined above.)

 

Hydrant Meters

Hydrant meter install: $150.00

Hydrant meter deposit: $1,000.00

Meter Reading Fee:

$50.00 If problem found with meter, fee will not be charged

Permit Review / Inspection Charge: Policy established 5/8/18

One Complimentary Turn Off/On per 12 month period

Scheduled Turn-Off (Must be scheduled One Business Day in Advance): $20.00
Scheduled Turn-On (Must be scheduled One Business Day in Advance): $20.00

 

Emergency Turn Off/On (was not Scheduled One Business Day in Advance): $100.00

After Hours Emergency Turn Off/On (was not Scheduled One Business Day in Advance): $150.00

 

Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 1st Offense: $100.00

Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 2nd Offense in 12 month period: $150.00

Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 3rd Offense in 12 month period : $300.00

 

After Hours-Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 1st Offense: $200.00

After Hours-Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 2nd Offense in 12 month period: $300.00

After Hours-Turn on (after nonpayment shut off) - 3rd Offense in 12 month period: $600.00

 

Meter Tampering Fee: $250.00

Meter Tampering - Repairs Fee: cost + 10%

 

Hydrant Flow Test: $200.00

Late Payment Charge: $10.00

Credit Card Charge: $0.00

Returned Check Fee (State Statute 68.065)

Face value does not exceed $50:   $25.00

Face value exceeds $50 but does not exceed $300:   $30.00

Face value exceeds $300:  $40.00 or 5% of face value (whichever is greater)