City of Lakewood Water Utility Rates and Charges

Water customers pay a standard bimonthly service charged based upon meter size:

 

 Meter Size:
5/8"
3/4"
1"
1-1/2"
2"
3"
4"
6"
 Bimonthly  Service  Charge:
$21.95
$25.00
$31.15
$48.55
$70.70
$218.40
$261.65
$411.45

 

 

Additionally, customers pay a variable volume charge based on the amount of water used:

 

Single Family
First 22, 000 gallons are billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Next 38,000 gallons are billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used
Usage over 60,000 gallons is billed at $7.30 per 1,000 gallons used
Multi-Family
(2 units)
First 30,000 gallons are billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Usage over 30,000 gallons is billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used
Multi-Family
(3 units)
First 42,000 gallons are billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Usage over 42,000 gallons is billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used
Multi-Family
(4 units)
First 54,000 gallons are billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Usage over 54,000 is billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used
Multi-Family
(5 units)
First 66,000 gallons are billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Usage over 66,000 gallons is billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used
All Other Customers
Winter (November 16 to May 14) usage is billed at $4.87 per 1,000 gallons used
Summer (May15 to November 15) usage is billed at $5.84 per 1,000 gallons used

 

 

Customers who use the fire-protection service pay an additional bimonthly amount based upon the size of the service:

 

 Service Size:
1-1/2"
2"
3"
4"
6"
8"
 Bimonthly Fire Protection Charge:
$15.00
$15.00
$25.00
$36.90
$74.00
$161.70

 

MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES:

 


Delinquent Billing Fee:

5% per month on the past due balance, not to exceed $15 per month
Returned Check Fee: $18.00 per check
Returned ACH Direct Payment Fee: $18.00 per ACH

Department-Furnished Materials, Equipment, Labor Fee:


City’s actual cost


Transfer Fee:

$10.00
Disconnection and Reconnection Fee: $25.00 each
Lien Fee: $50.00, plus collection charges

Construction Water Rate:

Current volume charge, plus $100.00
processing fee, plus refundable deposit
that equals cost of furnished materials

Meter Reading Check Fee:

$25.00 per reading for all meter readings
after first check during a billing period
Meter Removal Fee: $40.00
Meter Accuracy Test Fee: $60.00 if accurate

Inspection Fee:

$25.00 per inspection
Stub-in Fee: No charge (included as inspection fee)
Special Permit Fee: No charge (included as inspection fee)

Penalty for Unauthorized Connection:

10% of Lakewood tap fee
Penalty for Unauthorized Use of Hydrant Water:
$500.00

Please be aware that fees change periodically.  Please call 303-987-7615 to verify fee amounts.

 

Lakewood Water Tap Fee Schedule 2014

Contact Information:

Water, Sewer, and Stormwater Billing
Direct: (303) 987-7615 | Email: utilitybilling@lakewood.org

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