Water Connection and Service Fees

Water Connection Fees

Additional fees may be required under unusual circumstances. If it is not financial feasible for the Water Department to provide services, customers may be given the option of receiving service by paying the cost the City would incur the extend service. All fees and deposits must be paid prior to the installation of mains and meters.

Meter Specifications

Buildings Existing Prior to

10/1/1997

New Construction

Size

Flow Rate

(gpm)

Inside

City

Outside

City

Inside

City

Outside

City

¾”

0 – 20

$    2,800

$    2,800

$    2,800

$    3,500

1”

21 - 50

$    7,000

$    7,000

$    7,000

$    8,750

1 ½”

51 - 75

$  10,500

$  10,500

$  10,500

$  13,125

1 ½”

76 - 100

$  14,000

$  14,000

$  14,000

$  17,500

2”

101 - 125

$  17,500

$  17,500

$  17,500

$  21,875

2”

126 - 150

$  21,000

$  21,000

$  21,000

$  26,250

2” or 3”

151 – 200

$  28,000

$  28,000

$  28,000

$  35,000

3”

201 - 300

$  42,000

$  42,000

$  42,000

$  52,000

3” or 4”

301 – 500

$  70,000

$  70,000

$  70,000

$  87,500

4”

501 - 750

$105,000

$105,000

$105,000

$131,250

4”

751 - 1000

$140,000

$140,000

$140,000

$175,000

6”

1001 - 1500

$210,000

$210,000

$210,000

$262,000

6” or 8”

1501 – 3000

$420,000

$420,000

$420,000

     $525,000

Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIAC) Fees

Each new and existing customer in the defined CIAC areas requiring new water service or additional water demand quantities shall pay a contribution in aid of construction to support the cost of infrastructure improvements. This charge will be in addition to Tampa Water Department standard connection fees.

Contribution in Aid of Construction Area

Effective after

3/15/2012

Downtown and South Tampa

$2,145/ERU

Northeast Area

$2,724/ERU

Northeast Area Sub 2

$2,724/ERU

ERU = Equivalent Residential Unit (300 gallons per day)

Fireline Connection and Service Fees

In accordance with Tampa City Code Section 26-95, fire protection systems connected to Tampa Water Department mains must include an approved detector check valve to detect possible leakage or unauthorized use for other than fighting fires. If periodic inspection of the detector system by the City indicates that water is being used for other than fighting fires or if the system shows excessive leakage, the owner must pay the Tampa Water Department for the cost of installing an approved water meter, and the meter will be installed as a regular account, subject to all rules, regulations, and appropriate water rates.

Fire Flow Rate (gpm)

Application Fee

Connection Fee

Annual Service Fee

0 - 50

$70

$  3,905

$10

51 - 100

$70

$  5,140

$10

101 - 150

$70

$  5,990

$10

151 - 300

$70

$  7,780

$30

301 - 500

$70

$  9,343

$90

501 - 750

$70

$10,994

$90

751 – 1000

$70

$12,255

$90

1001 – 1500

$70

$14,280

$200

1501 – 2000

$70

$18,550

$200

2001 – 3000

$70

$18,550

10” = $300

12” = $500

3001 - 4500

$70

$21,616

$500

Water Meter Installation Charges

If water service has existed at the location within the past five (5) years, a $70 meter reinstallation fee will be charged, provided the service line meets current engineering standards. Contact the Water Department Planning Section at (813) 274-7405 regarding the process and fees required for meter services larger than two (2) inches.

Meter Size

Peak Flow Rate (gpm)

Application Fee

Deposit

Meter Installation

¾”

0 – 20

$50

$45

$665

1”

21 - 50

$50

$60

$715

1 ½”

$51 - 100

$70

$105

$990

2”

101 - 160

$70

$150

$1,035

Reclaimed Water Fees

Meter Size

Application Fee

Meter Installation Cost

¾”

$15

$375

1”

$15

$445

1 ½”

$70

$695

2”

$70

$890