Open a Hydrant / Construction Meter

To open a hydrant / construction meter, please prepare and compile the following requirements:

  • A letter from the contractor or owner requesting a floating meter. The letter must include the size of the meter, the location of where the meter will be installed, and specify that the customer is providing backflow
  • The letter must be notarized or DL must be provided by the contractor or owner
  • Provide a photo of backflow with specifications
  • Deposit required between $1,500 and $3,000
  • New account fee $10
  • If the location of the meter is changed, it is the responsibility of the account holder to provide the Department with a new meter location
  • The customer is to provide bimonthly readings to the meter room

Please note: the account needs to be approved by the Engineering Department.