Construction Meter & Meter Fees

A construction meter request requires, at a minimum, both of the following forms to be filled out, signed and printed when submitted.  Certain projects will also require an SMWD Encroachment Permit prior to the construction meter being issued.

Meter Charges

Prices are for standard sized meters for new development within the District. Please contact the District directly for the pricing of meters of other sizes and installation applications. Charges for meters supplied by the District shall be paid prior to the release of the meter. Current costs for meters only:

Construction / Hydrant Meters

Meter Size & TypeAmount
2 1/2 inch Hydrant Meter / Construction Rental Deposit$1,286.00

Residential & Commercial

Meter Size & TypeAmount
3/4 inch Meter Manual Read$135.53
3/4 inch Meter AMI$386.06
1 inch Meter Manual Read$208.70
1 inch Meter AMI$450.32
1 1/2 inch Meter Manual Read$430.10
1 1/2 inch Meter AMI$624.20
2 inch Meter Manual Read$616.67
2 inch Meter AMI$802.40


Meter Size & TypeAmount
1 1/2 inch Meter with strainer AMI
1 1/2 inch Meter Manual Read with strainer
2 inch Meter with Strainer AMI
2 inch Manual Read with strainer

Authorized Unmetered Water During Construction

The applicant shall pay a fee of $20 per lot for unmetered water use during construction for flushing and testing. Fee shall be paid prior to approval of plans and is subject to change without prior notification.