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Developer Rates & Charges

These rates and charges were most recently updated on July 1, 2019 and are subject to change.

Review Charges

Development review: The Agency will charge $140 for administrative services, including will-serve letters, development bond amount letters, and responses to initial studies.

Plan check: To review plans, DWA charges $140 plus $0.10 per linear foot of public main or a flat of $140 if there is no main or if it is for a landscape plan check. Additional fees may apply if the plan check extends beyond three correction markups to the engineer. Please allow for up to six weeks for DWA to complete plan check.

Specifications

Domestic water system construction specifications book: $35 each
Sanitary sewer construction specifications book: $35 each

Process

  1. Get ‘checked by’ signature from DWA engineer.
  2. Request a cost estimate from DWA.
  3. Obtain DWA General Manager signature.
  4. Schedule a pre-construction meeting.
  5. Get approval for installation of meters.
  6. Obtain final project approval and acceptance.

For a list of the requirements for each step of the process, please call 760-323-4971 and ask to speak with someone in the planning department.

Connection & installation charges

Backup facility charge

This charge provides for source of supply and storage for all regular service connections.

Meter Size

Base Zone

East Zone

Chino Zone

Snow Creek Village

Palm Oasis

Text

Chino A

Chino B

East  A

East  B

Southridge B

5/8x3/4 inch

$2,470

$2,357

$3,026

$2,082

$1,493

$3,679

$3,276

$2,541

$3,030

$2,320

1 inch

$6,175

$5,893

$7,565

$5,207

$3,734

$9,198

$8,190

$6,354

$7,575

$5,800

1-1/2 inch

$12,350

$11,786

$15,130

$10,414

$7,468

$18,396

$16,380

$12,708

$15,150

$11,600

2 inch

$19,760

$18,857

$24,208

$16,662

$11,948

$29,433

$26,208

$20,332

$24,240

$18,560

Supplemental imported water charge

This charge funds the costs to acquire new rights for imported water as development projects require water to meet additional demand.

METER SIZE

RESIDENTIAL

COMMERCIAL

IRRIGATION

5/8x3/4 inch

$1,370

$1,250

$1,720

1 inch

$2,250

$2,740

$6,530

1-1/2 inch

$4,440

$8,830

$25,210

2 inch

$10,960

$15,090

$23,970

Connection charge

A fee of $70 per foot of the frontage of the property applies to all new water connections. This serves as reimbursement for the cost of the main.

Service installation

SIZE

1 inch

$1,800

2 inch

$3,230

4 inch +

Cost + 15%

If concrete and/or asphalt pavement removal and replacement are required a charge of $664 for concrete and $1,380 for asphalt pavement will be added.

Meter Installation

SIZE

AMOUNT

5/8x3/4 inch

$255

1 inch

$335

1-1/2 inch

$530

2 inch

$705

Backflow installation

SIZE

DOUBLE CHECK

REDUCED PRESSURE 

5/8x3/4 inch

$647

$843

1 inch

$812

$1,005

1-1/2 inch

$1,480

$1,689

2 inch

$1,870

$2,053

Customer control valve installation (new services only)

SIZE

AMOUNT

1"

$360

1-1/2"

$370

2"

$435

Temporary service connections

A temporary meter will be installed for use during construction.

Water used is charged at $2.37 per hundred cubic foot (HCF) plus applicable zone pumping charges.

Deposit

Monthly Charges

Installation/Removal

Relocation

Meter

$964

$163.14

$140

$70

Backflow device

$500

$34.15

$140

$70

Zone pumping charges

ZONE

AMOUNT

Base

$0.00

A

$0.24

B

$0.28

C

$0.61

D

$2.70

To determine which zone your property is in, click here .