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Emergency Water Main Repair
12 inch water main located at 4928 3rd Street NW ((3rd Street between Farragut Street, Gallatin and Emerson Street NW). Work Schedule: Nov 20, 2018 12:30 PM to Nov 20, 2018 10:30 PM (estimated)Read more >
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Fee Schedule

Retail Customer Fees and Charges

Customer Bad Check Fee $25
Declined Credit Card Fee $35
Customer Penalty Late Fee 10%
Additional Late Fee* +1% per month of Balance Due
Turn On $50
Customer Turn Off Charges for Non-Payment $50
Broken By-Pass Seal $700
Unauthorized Turn On $245
Second Water Audit within 24 months $125

*Compounded monthly on bills not paid for more than sixty (60) days.

Water Taps and Connections

Installation

1 Inch Tap $325
1 1/2 Inch Tap $380
2 Inch Tap $415
Water Connection Reimbursable

Removal

Water Tap $310
Water Connection $610

**Contractors are responsible for excavation, backfilling, and repaving.

Sewer Taps**

Pointing Up Sewer Taps $660
Insertion of Y-Branch $235
Sewer Tap Removal $235

**Contractors are responsible for excavation, backfilling, and repaving.

Fire Hydrant Charges

Fire Hydrant Flow Test (No Recent Record Available) $225
Fire Hydrant Flow Test (Recent Test Record Available) $25
Fire Hydrant Use per day Usage Based

Water Bubbler Install and Removal

(Temporary Drinking Fountain Connected to a Fire Hydrant)

1 Water Bubbler $262
Each Additional Water Bubbler after the first $54

Engineering Reviews, Sale of Documents, Maps and Manuals

Engineering Reviews

Large Project Permit Review Fees (public main greater than 2 inches)
Availability Letter (Large Commercial) $500
Large Permits Fast Track (15 working days review per submission) $10,000
Large Permit Basic $7,500
Large Permits Submissions (Excessive Submission: 4 or more) $1,000
Foundation to Grade - Large Commercial $1,000
Approved Project Plan Revision (Project Scope/Design Change) $1,000
Approved Plan Revision (Field Conditions) $250
Large Project Sheeting and Shoring (Large Commercial) $1,000
Raze Permits $150
Abandonment Waiver Request $500
Small Project Permit Review Fees (public main less than 2 inches)
Availability Letter (Small) $125
Small Residential $300
New Home from a Large Project Subdivision (10 or more units) $150
Small Commercial (multi-family, apartments, store, etc) $2,500
Small Sheet and Shore $500

Sale of Manuals

Design Manuals - Initial $60
Design Manuals - Revisions/Updates $25
Construction Standard Details - Initial $35
Construction Standard Details - Revisions/Updates $10
Construction General Conditions & Standard Specifications - Initial $25
Construction General Conditions & Standard Specifications - Revisions/Updates $5
DCWater Pipeline Design Manual - Initial $75
DCWater Pipeline Design Manual - Revisions/Updates $30
Preparing As-Built Drawings $215

Maps

Electronic Version of Water/Sewer Counter and As-Built Maps - Per Project $100
Updates of the Electronic Version - Per Project $25

Pre-Treatment

Waste Hauling - Annual Fee Per Vehicle - $30.00
High strength grease trap waste $0.07 per gallon
High strength septage waste $0.07 per gallon
Domestic strength waste $0.003 per gallon
Low strength waste $0.003 per gallon
Industrial Permitting Fees
Permit Initial Fee $2,000
Permit Renew Fee $600
Industrial User Annual Compliance Fees
Significant or Non-Significant Categorical Industrial user
   1 Outfall $2,500
   2 or more Outfalls $3,500
Significant or Non-Categorical Industrial user
   1 Outfall $2,500
   2 or more Outfalls $3,500
Non-Significant or Non-Categorical Industrial user
   1 Outfalls $550
   2 or more Outfalls $700
High Strength Waste Fees (Effective April 1, 2018)
   Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) $0.135 per pound
  Total Suspended Solids (TSS) $0.263 per pound
  Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) or Total Nitrogen (TN) $1.471 per pound
  Total Phosphorus (TP) $4.524 per pound

Legal Charges

Witness Fee Salary + Fringes

Copying Charges

Maps and Technical Documents (Charge Per Sheet)

Xerographic $2.50
Vellum $4.00
Mylar $5.50

Standard Photocopying (Charge Per Sheet)

Standard Letter and Legal Pages*** $0.25