Construction Meter & Meter Fees

A construction meter request requires, at a minimum, both of the following forms to be filled out, signed and printed when submitted.  Certain projects will also require an SMWD Encroachment Permit prior to the construction meter being issued.

Meter Charges

Prices are for standard sized meters for new development within the District. Please contact the District directly for the pricing of meters of other sizes and installation applications. Charges for meters supplied by the District shall be paid prior to the release of the meter. Current costs for meters only:

Meters for Rent

Meter Size & TypeAmount
2" Hydrant Meter / Construction Rental Deposit
$1,030
2 ½" Hydrant Meter / Construction Rental Deposit
$1,550
4" Construction Rental Deposit (14" LL)
$3,700
6" Construction Rental Deposit (18" LL)
$6,110
8" Construction Rental Deposit (includes strainer)
$7,930
10" Construction Rental Deposit (includes strainer)
$12,380


Meters for Purchase

Meter Size (lay length)Amount
¾" Meter
$350
1" Meter
$420
1 ½" Meter (10" or 13" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)$900
2" Meter (10" or 17" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$1,030
3" Meter (12" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$3,010
3" Meter (17" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$3,090
4" Meter (14" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$3,700
4" Meter (20" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$3,790
6" Meter (18" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$6,110
6" Meter (24" LL) (includes 6’ antenna)
$6,220
8" Meter (includes 6’ antenna and strainer)
$8,350
10" Meter (includes 6’ antenna and strainer)
$12,950


Accessories

Meter/Bolt & Gasket KitsAmount
2" Meter install kit (4 brass hex bolts, 4 brass hex nuts, full face meter gaskets)
$70
1 ½" Meter install kit (4 brass hex bolts, 4 brass hex nuts, full face meter gaskets)$40
AntennasAmount
6’ Antenna
$30
20’ Antenna
$40


Authorized Unmetered Water During Construction

The applicant shall pay a fee of $20 per lot for unmetered water use during construction for flushing and testing. Fee shall be paid prior to approval of plans and is subject to change without prior notification.