Rules and Regulations

All three of Fort Wayne's Utilities -- Water, Sewer and Stormwater -- are governed by a set of General Utility Rules and Regulations that have been adopted by the Board of Public Works or Stormwater Management Board. Each Utility may also be affected by resolutions or policies adopted by its governing board.

pdfFort Wayne Water Utility Rules and Regulations - as Amended March and May 2018

Included in the Water Utility Rules and Regulations are the following additional policies:

  • Policy of the Fort Wayne Board of Public Works Regarding Public and Private Water System Infrastructure and Extension of Water Mains
  • Policy and Procedures for Water Service Disconnections - Building Demolitions

pdfDeveloper Installed Water Taps

pdfTemporary Water Meters: Terms and Conditions

 Application for a Temporary Water Meter -- this form may also be found at the top of the page under "On-Line Forms"


pdfWater Pollution Control Utility Rules and Regulations as amended May 1, 2018 and pdfother policies.

pdfFort Wayne Stormwater Utility Rules and Regulations as amended May 1, 2018.

In addition to the General Rules and Regulations of the Water Pollution Control Utility, the following policies also help govern operation of the utility:

pdfTap Repair Policy