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Water and Utilities

 

1.{188A487D-A9FB-45A6-842B-6771F5810371}_WebThe Water/Utility Division consists of the water and the wastewater department and is responsible for overseeing the water and wastewater facilities, as well as all aspects of our water and wastewater system, distribution and collection systems, monitoring our wells and sewer system. Along with all the daily tasks and projects, the crew is also responsible for repairing fire hydrants and breaks in the water and sewer system.


 

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The Town of Peterborough is responsible for the highlighted items on this picture.

The customer is responsible for the integrity of everything else shown (pipe from curb stop valve to the water meter and everything inside the residence other than the water meter).

The customer is also responsible for providing a clean, dry, above freezing and accessible location for the water meter.


New Meter Installation Diagram

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First ball valve before water meter
Meter to be supplied by Peterborough Utility Division
Dual check valve after water meter
Pressure reducer after dual check valve (if required – Check with Utility Division)
Second ball valve after pressure reducer
Expansion tank on cold water inlet side of hot water tank
Remote will be installed near sidewalk or driveway

The customer is responsible for the following:

  1. Ball valve before and after the meter
  2. Dual check valve
  3. Pressure reducer
  4. Expansion tank
  5. Meter couplings/meter horn
Access Fees

Town of Peterborough

 

 

Utilities Department: Fee Schedule

 

 

         
         

Water Service Access Fees

 

Wastewater Access Fees

 

Size

Fee

 

Size

Fee

 

5/8"; 3/4"

$2,079

 

4"

$2,079

 

1 1/2"

$2,425

 

6"

$2,079

 

2"

$3,300

     

4"

$3,960

 

Special Meter Reading

 

5"

$4,400

 

Time

Fee

 

6"

$4,950

 

With 5 Day Notice

$41.50

 

7"

$5,500

 

Without 5 Day Notice

$69.50

 

         
         

Meter Testing

 

Misc. Fees/Fines

 

Size

Fee

 

Item/Action

Cost

 

5/8" + 3/4"

$35

 

Water Turn On

$41.50

 

1"

$69.50

 

Water Turn Off

$41.50

 

1 1/2"

$104

 

Min. Construction Charge

$52

 

2"

$139

 

Water Service Inspection

$69.50

 

>2"

$208

 

Sewer Service Inspection

$165.50

 

     

New Meter Installation

$173.25

 

     

Back Flow Testing

69.50 (twice per year)

 

     

Unauthorized Water Use

693 (fine)

 

Meter Setting/Resetting

 

Private Hydrant

$46

 

Size

Fee

 

Public Hydrant

Per Quote

 

5/8"

$162

 

Freeze Plate & Gasket

$27

 

3/4"

$215

 

Parts

List Price

 


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