Hydrant Water

Application for Water from Hydrant

Application for Water from Hydrant

Fees Associated with Renting a Hydrant Meter

  • Water is charged at double Tier 2 Rate.  You can find current rates here.  Rates are subject to change periodically and you will be charged watever the current rate is at the time of monthly billing.
  • Initial deposit amount is $1,200 plus a $50 non-refundable rental fee.
  • Monthly Billing is equal to the cost of actual usage plus a $50 administrative fee.

You will need to sign a contract and agree to comply will all provisions of Resolution No. 03-29 and State of California Department of Public Health regulations. If the meter is lost, stolen, or not returned upon request by City and/or repair costs for damaged meter, you will be responsible for the replacement cost.

City of Cotati Resolution 03-29 requires a deposit prior to the taking of water from City fire hydrants.  State law prohibits a direct connection from hydrant to tank truck.  A filler pipe with air gap is required.

If you rental is longer than a month, the City of Cotati will contact you around the 1st of each month to get a meter read so we can send billings.  Your deposit (less any damage or replacement costs) will be applied to your last billing after you have returned the hydrant meter. 

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