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Broward County > Water Services > Rates and Fees > Field Service Charges

Rates, Fees, and Charges Index
Field Service Charges, per occurrence:

1. Water Meter Installation or relocation, including turn-on:
(a) Meter Size Meter Installation Charges
5/8"
$335.00
1"
$375.00
  1½"
$550.00
  2"
$625.00
  (b) Meter installation charges shown above do not include permit fees, tap fees, road impairment fees, etc., which will be passed through to the customer. Meter installation charge for meters over two inches (2") will be based on actual cost of installation.
 
2. Labor and Material by WWS for other services outside the office:
(a) Labor, straight time 1.42 x actual labor dollars
(b) Labor, overtime 1.50 x straight time
(c) Material 120% of actual cost
(d) Overhead 50% of all labor dollars
 
3. Meter re-read at customer's request (charge is not applicable if the initial reading was incorrect):
(a) Service call $25.00
(b) Service call by appointment $35.00
 
4. Meter Test, per customer request (meter test charge is not applicable if the meter is inaccurate by AWWA standards) $30.00
 
5. Service Disconnect $25.00
6. Removal of Service Line. Charges based upon actual replacement cost (labor and materials) plus fifty percent (50%) overhead or $100.00, whichever is greater.
 
7. Reinstallation of a Service Line removed for non-payment of charges. Charges based upon actual replacement cost (labor and materials) plus fifty percent (50%) overhead or $100.00, whichever is greater.
 
8. Straight Line Removal $200.00
9. Destruction of Meter and/or Related Equipment. Charge based upon actual replacement cost (labor and materials) plus fifty percent (50%) overhead or $100.00, whichever is greater.
 
10. Illegal Turn-on or Tampering with a water meter $100.00
11. Pressure /Flow Test of Residential or Commercial Connection at the Meter (pressure/flow test charge is not applicable if test proves our service to be deficient) $30.00
 
12. Fire Hydrant Pressure Test:
(a) Application and test $150.00
(b) Tapping fee (if required) $300.00
(c) Recording chart at single location, per hydrant $150.00
 
13. Fire Hydrant Pressure and Flow Test
(a) Provide data on static pressure, dynamic pressure,
and flow, per request
$200.00
(b) Tapping fee (if required), per hydrant $300.00
 
14. Water Test Sample at Customer Tap (credit) $(15.00)


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