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Irrigation Only Water Service

New Connections

All new connections to the water mains for irrigation only purposes shall be made by the City. The following connection charges shall apply.

  New Irrigation Only Service
Meter Size (inches)Connection Charges
5/8" or 3/4" $ 756.00
1" $ 870.00
1 1/2"  $ 2,515.00

Charges for connections in this section include the costs of: Tap, meter, meter setting, backflow preventer as required by Chapter 27, labor and other materials to complete such connection.

  1. Water service connection charges for irrigation only purposes do not include water main extensions which may be required to extend the water system to the customer's property.
  2. Payment for water services larger than those listed in the above table and for water main extensions shall be made in advance based upon an estimated cost. Upon completion of the installation, actual charges for the connection will be determined and a refund or additional charge billed to the customer. Actual costs shall not exceed 10% more than the estimated cost.

Existing Connections.

Customers with two potable water connections; one serving domestic water use and the other serving as an irrigation only connection may request to have the customer's irrigation connection designated as an irrigation only account. Any customer wishing to convert an existing account to an irrigation only account shall be required to pay the following connection charges.

  Existing Irrigation Only Service
 Meter Size (inches) Connection Charges
5/8" or 3/4"  $ 406.00
 1"  $ 450.00

  Customers requesting an existing irrigation only water service to be designated as an irrigation only account shall submit a request to the City on provided forms. Upon designation of the account as an irrigation only account, the City may take a minimum of two (2) billing cycles for this service to be activated and irrigation only charges to be used in calculating a customer's bill. No retroactive refunds shall be given to customers for existing irrigation only water service account.

Monthly Irrigation Only Account Charges.

Customers with an irrigation only account shall not be charged fees for wastewater services for that account but shall pay a base charge based on the meter connection size and shall pay a tiered volume rate based on water consumption as follows:

Irrigation Only Base and Volume Charges
  Volume Rates (per 1,000 Gallons) Consumption Ranges (in Gallons)
Meter Size (inches)Base Fee1Tier 1Tier 2Tier 3Tier 1Tier 2Tier 3

3/4

$14.01

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-15,000

15,001-20,000

>20,000

1

$30.52

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-37,000

37,001-50,000

>50,000

1.5

$58.04

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-75,000

75,001-100,000

>100,000

2

$91.06

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-120,000

120,001-160,000

>160,000

3

$179.13

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-240,000

240,001-320,000

>320,000

4

$278.20

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-375,000

375,001-500,000

>500,000

6

$553.39

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-750,000

750,001-1,000,000

>1,000,000

8

$883.63

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-1,200,000

1,200,001-1,600,000

>1,600,000

10

$1,268.91

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-1,750,000

1,750,001-2,300,000

>2,300,000

12

$2,369.69

$4.35

$6.55

$15.53

0-3,225,000

3,225,001-4,300,000

>4,300,000

Tampa Bay Water: $2.44 per 1,000 Gallons  

A surcharge of 25 percent shall be added to all charges established in this section for irrigation only service outside the City.

 

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