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Fees and charges


West Des Moines Water Works strives to maintain stable fees yet still allow for the highest standards.  Below is a list of common fees that may affect builders and contractors.

In addition to the below noted common fees, additional fees can be found in the following documents:

Water Supply Connection Fees (valid until December 31, 2019

 

Water Supply Connection Fees **UPDATE** effective January 1, 2020

Water Connection Fee Districts
Miscellaneous Fees, Charges and Rates 



Tap Fees


                                                  Tap Size         

        Main Size             1"      1½"       2"       4"         6"       8"       10"

                 4"               $440   $700   $910    $450

      6"               $450   $710   $920    $450    $450

                 8"               $460   $720   $930    $450    $450   $450

                10"              $470   $730   $940    $450    $450   $450   $450

                12"              $480   $740   $950    $450    $450   $450   $450

                14"              $490   $750   $960    $450    $450   $450   $450

                16"              $520   $770   $950    $450    $450   $450   $450

 

The fee for making taps to water mains larger than those stated above will be the cost of labor, equipment and materials.

Prices shown above for taps larger than 2" are for labor and equipment only. If the tap is 10" or larger, there will be an additional charge for equipment rental costs.