** TO BE BILLED TO THE CUSTOMER ON THE FOLLOWING TERMS **
Note: Connection Fee will be required at the time of application. The Applicant is solely responsible for the hydrant, meter, backflow assembly and their use and condition while connected to the hydrant. Damage or theft of the meter assembly and/or any damages sustained while in the applicant's use is the sole responsibility of the applicant. All replacement costs and/or damages to the meter and/or backflow assembly will be billed to the applicant. Any outstanding unpaid balance shall be paid prior to a hydrant meter assembly being set.
** CHARGES **
- Non-refundable Connection Fee = $250.00 per connection (includes installation, removal, and testing of backflow device).
- Daily Usage Charge = $5.00
- Water Consumption = $4.80 / 100 ccf
- Water Consumption and Daily Usage charges will be billed monthly.
- Daily Usage charge will apply until the District has been notified by the applicant to remove the device.
All connections to fire hydrants for construction related purposes are considered temporary (6 months). All District metered hydrant connections will be supplied with a Washington State Health Department approved Reduced Pressure Backflow assembly in good working order. No physical connection from the public potable water supply without a Backflow assembly will be permitted. Tampering with valves, meters or connections made by unauthorized individuals is considered a crime punishable by law per RCW 9A.61.020 and RCW 80.28.240. Illegal connections fees of up to $1,500.00 may be charged in addition to the estimated usage on any illegal connection.
Indemnity: The applicant understands and by his signature to this application agrees to comply with all conditions as identified within this permit application as well as all State Ordinances, District Resolutions and laws pertaining to backflow prevention and hydrant usage. The applicant also agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the East Wenatchee Water District, its agents and employees from and against any and all claims, losses or liability, including attorney's fees arising from any damage resulting from negligence, neglect, or improper usage of a fire hydrant.
By submitting this form, I hereby agree to the terms and conditions set forth above.