Tapping Fees

West View Water Authority has established a schedule of tapping fees for connections to main water lines, the said tapping fees being in addition to the service line connection fees. The tapping fees will vary, based on many factors including the location of the main line, the connection to a main line installed by the Authority and/or other under reimbursement agreements, to main lines installed under assessment agreements and to other special conditions.

 

Please contact the Engineering Department at 412-931-3292 for more information or to apply for a connection to a main water line.

 

The following table is the West View Water Authority Act 57 of 2003 Tap Fee Calculations By Size of Meter.  This schedule is used to determine the Tapping Fees for each instance.  These fees are in effect as of May 28, 2024.

 

Meter Size 5/8″ (1) 3/4″(1) 1″ (2) 1 1/2″ 2″ 3″ 4″ 6″ 8″ 10″ 12″
Meter Capacity Ratio 1 1.5 2.5 5 8 15 25 50 80 115 215
Connection Fee (5) $2,250 $2,250 $2,250 (3) (3) (3) (3) (3) (3) (3) (3)
Tapping Fees $2,144.31 $3,216.46 $5,360.77 $10,721.54 $17,154.47 $32,164.63 $53,607.72 $107,215.45 $171,544.72 $246,595.53 $461,026.43
Total Tapping Fee (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)

(1)This value applies to a 1″ service connection and 5/8″ or 3/4″ meter.

(2)Connection fee plus current fee for 1″ meter upgrade.

(3)Connection fee based upon actual construction costs plus engineering/overhead of 17%.

(4)Total cost by meter size will be estimated at the time of application and adjusted as necessary at the completion of the water service line installation.

(5)Current service line connection fee is set forth on Schedule No. 6 of the WVWA Tapping Report and/or any board approved fee schedule update.

 

West View Water Authority Tapping Fee Report

 

West View Water Authority Tap Fee Resolution 2017D

 

WVWA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – 06/21/2017

 

 

If you have further questions or need more information on West View Water Authority tapping fees please contact us, during normal business hours, at (412) 931-3500.