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WHEAT RIDGE WATER DISTRICT

SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT CHARGE SCHEDULE

 

EFFECTIVE February 1, 2013

 

These fees are in addition to Denver Water System Development Charges which apply to the District

For more information about Denver Waters' additional charges, please click here:  System Development Charges  at Denver Water's website.

Denver Water System Development charges are generally two to three times the price of a Wheat Ridge Water District tap.

 

1.  Single Family Residential

Applicability: Licenses for single family residential taps within the Wheat Ridge Water District service area.

System Development Charges are due and payable prior to issuance of a license to the customer. 

Single family rates also apply to duplexes or multi unit developments with individual taps and meters for each owner.

Base charge per residence taps                        $6,000.00

2.  Multi Family Residential

Applicability: Licenses for multifamily residential taps within the Wheat Ridge Water District service area.

System Development Charges are due and payable prior to issuance of a license to the customer. 

Base charge for duplex or first two household

   Units served through a single tap.                 $8,000.00

Charge for each additional household unit

   above two served through a single tap.         $1,800.00

3. All Other Taps

Applicability: Licenses for all other taps within the Wheat Ridge Water District service area.

System Development Charges are due and payable prior to issuance of a license to the customer.

The cost of taps larger than 3 may be adjusted by the Board of Directors to reflect the cost of

additional mains serving the projected tap.  The final tap price will be determined after consultation

with the District Engineer as to the actual cost of serving taps larger than 3.

Tap Size (inches)

3/4"                  $6,000.00       

1"                     $15,000.00     

1 1/2"              $30,000.00     

2"                     $55,000.00     

3"                     $100,000.00   

4"                     $150,000.00   

6"                     $240,000.00   

8"                     $325,000.00   

Fire Lines          $250.00 per inch

Temporary Hydrant Meter Tap:  $1,500.00 refundable deposit plus $7.00 per thousand usage fee.

 

WHEAT RIDGE WATER DISTRICT SPECIAL ENGINEERING STANDARDS

In addition to complying with all other Denver Water Engineering Standards, the Wheat Ridge Water District requires the following for all water main construction. 

If the Denver Water Rule conflicts, then the Wheat Ridge Water District requirement shall govern.

1.        Fire Hydrants:  All must be Waterous WB250, left hand open.

2.       Valves:  All must be resilient seat gate valves, left hand open.

3.       Sewer main separation from parallel water main:  Ten feet.

4.       Gas main separation from parallel water main:  Five feet.

5.       Water Meters:  All are purchased from the Wheat Ridge Water District. All meters shall be Sensus meters and meters larger than 1 1/2" shall be Sensus Omni 2 meters.

 

NOTE: A CERTIFIED PLOT PLAN SHOWING GROSS LOT SIZE MUST ACCOMPANY ALL REQUESTS FOR WATER TAPS.

 

 


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