Fees for Damaged, Frozen, Lost, or Stolen Water Meter Replacement (Effective June 1, 2019)

Meter Size Meter Only Radio Only Radio & Master Pit Meter Only Pit Meter & Radio
5/8" $134.18 $133.84 $201.18 $135.67 $202.67
5/8" X 3/4" $134.18 $133.84 $201.18 $135.67 $202.67
3/4" $159.33 $133.84 $226.33 $160.82 $227.82
1" $184.85 $133.84 $222.03 $186.34 $253.34

Miscellaneous Non-Recurring Rates (Effective June 1, 2019)

Bad Check Charge $20.00
Reconnection Charge 28.00
Same Day Service-Reconnection Charge $56.00
Additional Trips $56.00 each
Special Service Charge $56.00
Door Hanger Fee $14.00
Service Call Charge $28.00
Unauthorized Usage Shut-Off Charge $71.00
Testing Meter for Accuracy $83.00
Service Shut-Off Charge $28.00
Shut-Off for Repairs Charge  $28.00
Meter Set Up Fee for Special Purpose Water Over 3", the meter set-up charge will be equivalent to the actual costs of the Fort Wayne Water Utility in setting up the special event meter.
$383.00 up to 3"
Permanet Disconnection Charge $1,167.00

Deposits

Residential - $0, $60 or $100 depending on credit score
Commercial - varies depending on type on business

Individual Water Service Installations (Effective June 1, 2019)

Service Size* Charge
Individual Water Service Installations (when performed by the Fort Wayne Water Utility) 3/4" to 2" $1.817.00
*For any service sizes not specifically listed, the water service installation charge will be equivalent to the actual cost to the Fort Wayne Utility in performing the installation.
Service Size* Tap Fee
Individual Water Service Installations  - Tap ONLY (when performed by the Fort Wayne Water Utility) 3/4" to 2" $280.00
*For any service sizes not specifically listed, the tap fee will be equivalent to the actual cost to the Fort Wayne Water Utility in installing the tap.

Capital Improvement Surcharges (Effective March 27, 2020)

Surcharge Area Click for map Charge per ERU Frequency
Deer Track Area Click for map $42.00 (effective 1/1/14) Monthly
Neuhaus Area $20.00 Monthly
Rothman East Area $22.50 Monthly
Tiernan Shed B Area $22.50 Monthly
Upper Ely $20.00 Monthly

Bulk Industrial Waste Charge (Effective January 1, 2021)

All industrial waste suitable for disposal, which has been delivered by an approved Waste Hauler to the City's Water Pollution Control Plant. For purposes of computing charges, a LOAD is defined as 1,000 gallons of tank capacity of any fraction thereof.

The city or its designated agent may enter into agreements with producers of bulk industrial waste to deliver waste to the city’s plant on terms and conditions that are mutually acceptable to the producer and the city or its designated agent. The city or its designated agent shall negotiate the pricing for the delivery and acceptance of waste from each producer, taking into consideration factors such as volume and quality of waste and any other factors determined to be appropriate by the city or its designated agent.  For more information regarding industrial bulk waste disposal and charges, please contact quasar energy group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to speak to a representative please call Mark Suchan at 216-407-6174.

Bulk Domestic Waste Charge (Effective January 1, 2021)

Discharge cost per 1,000 gallons $ 64.72 Billing Charge per bill $ 5.57

Industrial Pretreatment Section Evaluation Rates (Effective March 27, 2020)

Type 1 $144.03
Type 2 $197.70
Type 3 $249.51

Garbage (Effective January 1, 2018)

$ 12.00 Per Month for a single family home, regular pick-up including recycling
$ 24.00 Per Month for buildings containing 2 - 4 units for regular pick-up including recycling
$ 2.00 Per Month for an extra garbage cart. No additional charge for an extra recycling cart.

Finance Charges (Effective July 1, 1998)

Water 10% Current Balance
Public Fire Protection 10% Current Balance
Sewer 10% Current Balance
Stormwater 10% Current Balance
Garbage 10% Current Balance

Stormwater rate per equivalent residential unit (ERU) per month
 
RESIDENTIAL NON-RESIDENTIAL
Rate per month - $5.90 per ERU Rate per month - $4.75 per ERU
Effective Date - July 1, 2019 Effective Date - July 1, 2019
 
More information about Stormwater rates  pdfStormwater FAQ

Sewage Service Charge (Effective January 1, 2021)

Charge Per Month based on water meter size Inside City Outside City
5/8" $17.89 $22.36
3/4" $17.89 $22.36
1" $36.37 $45.46
1 1/2" $77.03 $96.28
2" $128.77 $160.96
3" $288.93 $361.16
4" $498.37 $622.96
6" $1,126.69 $1,408.36
8" $2.002.64 $2,503.30
10" $3,124.99 $3,906.24
12" $4,497.44 $5,621.80

Sewer Consumption Rates (Effective January 1, 2021)

Per 100 cu.ft.: Inside City Outside City
Domestic $5.8324 $7.2888
Commercial, Institutional, Governmental $5.8324 $7.2888
Food Service Establishments $7.4150 $8.8714
Flat Charge:    
Domestic $62.22 $77.75
Commercial, Institutional, Governmental To be calculated* To be calculated*
* A meter on the water source is typically required for non-residential customers.

Public Fire Protection (Effective June 1, 2020)

Monthly charge based on water meter size INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
5/8" $2.81 $3.18
3/4" $2.81 $3.18
1" $7.19 $8.12
1 1/2" $16.16 $18.26
2" $28.74 $32.48
2 1/2" $44.91 $50.75
3" $64.68 $73.09
4" $114.98 $129.93
6" $258.69 $292.32
8" $459.91 $519.70
10" $718.60 $812.02
12" $1,034.78 $1,169.30

Private Fire Hydrantrental (Monthly) (Effective June 1, 2020)

INSIDE CITY Per Hydrant OUTSIDE CITY per Hydrant
$35.80 $40.45

Private Fire Protection (Monthly Charge) (Effective June 1, 2020)

Monthly charge based on size of connection
INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
1" $0.32 $0.36
1 1/2" $0.93 $1.05
2" $1.99 $ 2.25
2 1/2" $3.59 $4.06
3" $5.77 $6.52
4" $12.32 $13.92
6" $35.80 $40.45
8" $76.28 $86.20
10" $137.19 $155.02
12" $221.62 $250.43
16" $472.26 $533.65

Water Usage Charge (Effective June 1, 2020)

Metered Rates Per Month INSIDE CITY (100 cu. ft.) OUTSIDE CITY (100 cu. ft.)
First 2,500 cu. ft. $2.30 $2.60
Next 9,500 cu. ft. $2.14 $2.42
Over 12,000 cu. ft. $2.09 $2.36

Water Monthly Service Charge (Effective June 1, 2020)

Size of Meter Monthly Service Charge
  INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
5/8" $10.21 $11.56
3/4" $10.21 $11.56
1" $26.01 $29.41
1-1/2" $58.24 $65.83
2" $103.31 $116.76
3" $232.61 $262.87
4" $413.50 $467.27
6" $929.88 $1,050.78
8" $1,653.56 $1,868.54
10" $2,583.43 $2,919.29
12" $2,583.43 $2,919.29

Public Fire Protection Fee Based on Water Meter Size (Effective June 1, 2020)

Size of Meter Monthly Public Fire Protection Fee
  INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
5/8" $2.81 $3.18
3/4" $2.81 $3.18
1" $7.19 $8.12
1-1/2" $16.16 $18.26
2" $28.74 $32.48
3" $64.68 $73.09
4" $114.98 $129.93
6" $258.69 $292.32
8" $459.91 $519.70
10" $718.60 $812.02
12" $1,034.78 $1,169.30