Water Service Information

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WILL YOU BE AFFECTED?  Is your property "adjacent" to a municipal water main?

"Adjacent" - For the purposes of Section 3, "Adjacent" means that a property line is within 30 metres of a municipal water main and that the building, which is to be serviced, is within 120 metres from where the municipal water service valve is located.

View the new water servicing by-law


Requirements for a New Water Service Connection:

  • The Property Owner must contact the Town of Erin Water Department @ 519-855-4407 ext 253, complete and submit a Town of Erin New Water Service Request Form and submit payment for the fees associated with the connection.
  • The Town of Erin Water Department installs the portion of the waterline from the water main to the property line of each residence.  The cost for the installation of a ¾ “ water service to the property line is $ 6,350.00 + applicable taxes (may be subject to additional fees in special circumstances).  An Infrastructure Tap In Fee of $ 3,122.00 may also apply.  See chart below for the costs associated with service lines greater than ¾”.
  • Installation of a waterline from the property line to the residence.  The cost and installation for both the water meter and the waterline from the property line to the residence is the responsibility of the property owner.  The price of the water meter is $ 405.39 including tax, based on current market value and is subject to change without notice.

    New Water Service Installation Charges

    Fee

    Infrastructure Tap In (ITI) Fee (Where the water component of development charges have been imposed, the ITI fee does not apply)

    $3,122.00

    Installation of ¾” water service to the property line

    (the cost is based on the applicable time, equipment use  and material for the installation including restoration from the water main to the property line)

     

    $6,350.00

    + applicable taxes

    may be subject to additional fees in special circumstances

     

    Installation of 1” water service to the property line

    (the cost is based on the applicable time, equipment use  and material for the installation including restoration from the water main to the property line)

     

    $6,500.00

    + applicable taxes

    may be subject to additional fees in special circumstances

     

    Installation of Water services over 1” TBA at the discretion of the Water Superintendent

    (the cost shall be  based on the applicable time, equipment use  and material for the installation including restoration from the water main to the property line)

     

    Time & Material

     

    Water Meters and appurtenances

    Current Market Value + 10%

    Inspections.

  • Prior to having the water turned on, the following inspections are required:

    >The service valve and waterline installation and connection must be inspected and approved by a Town of Erin Water Operator.

    >The water meter installation must be inspected, approved and sealed by a Town of Erin Water Operator.

    To schedule an Inspection please contact the Water Department @ 519-855-4407 ext 223.

 

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