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Water Department - Charge Schedule
Halifax Water Department
Charges and Fees

System Development Charges

                System
        Meter Size      Development Charge

        5/8     inch    $1,170.00
        3/4     inch    $1,755.00
        1       inch    $2,925.00
        1 1/2   inch    $5,850.00
        2       inch    $9,360.00
        3       inch    $17,550.00
        4       inch    $29,250.00
        6       inch    $40,625.00

Water Installation Charges
Effective January 14, 2005

 inch service: $1,045.00 ($195.00 meter installation deposit
        plus $850.00 tapping fee)
        $1,195.00 if main is across the street ($195.00
        meter installation deposit plus $1,000.00 tapping fee)

Larger services:        At cost

Service renewal charge: $100.00

Entrance Fees
Effective January 14, 2005

        8” main minimum $12,000.00
        10” main        $15,000.00
        12” main        $21,000.00
        Larger size main        fee to be determined by Board

Fire Sprinkler Lines
Effective January 14, 2005

        0-15,000 sq. ft.        $5,000.00
        15,001-30,000 sq. ft.   $10,000.00
        30,001-45,000 sq. ft.   $15,000.00
        45,001-60,000 sq. ft.   $20,000.00
        60,001-75,000 sq. ft.   $25,000.00
        75,000 + sq. ft.        $30,000.00
        Any larger size fee to be determined by Board


Fire Sprinkler Lines

Sprinkler lines:        Charged annually
        Cost - $50.00 per inch for the largest line feeding the property.

Backflow prevention devices: Depending on the device, tested 1-2 times per year.
        Cost - $90.00 per test

Water Rates
Effective April 2012

        Water rates up to 1” meter      $50.00 per six month period
        1” meter        $125.00 per six month period
        1 ” meter      $250.00 per six month period
        2” meter        $400.00 per six month period
        3” meter        $800.00 per six month period
        4” meter        $1,250.00 per six month period
        6” meter        $2,500.00 per six month period

        1st step 0-50,000 gallons       $3.45 per 1000 gallons
        2nd step over 50,000 gallons    $5.50 per 1000 gallons
        Bulk water:     $3.45 per 1000 gallons
        Bulk water from Hydrants:       $50.00 hookup fee plus
                $5.50 per 1000 gallons

Applications for abatement must be filed within 30 days from billing date

Late Payment Penalties

Water rates must be paid by the due date on the bill. Interest of 14% per annum starts the first day after the due date.

Water demand:   $5.00
Water lien notice       $5.00
Water lien/recording charge:    $50.00

Water service may be terminated for failure to pay outstanding water bills


 
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