Water System Connection Charges

Purchasing Tap


An applicant may not purchase their tap until the Engineering Department has issued a Tap Sale Release Form for your property or project.

Calculating Fees for Your Domestic Water Service


Connection Charge per Water Tap Size + Administrative Fee per Tap = Cost to Connect

Fees for Your Fire Service


Fire lines do not incur a Water System Connection Charge.  However, an administrative fee of $100 is due per fire line service.

2018 Charges

Water Tap Size
Water SFEs Administrative Fee 
per Tap
(Single Family 
Residential)
Administrative Fee 
per Tap
(Multi-Family and 
Non-Residential)
Water System 
Connection Charge
3/4 Inch
1
$100
$250
$7,448
1 Inch
2
$100
$250
$14,896
1-1/2 Inch
4
$100
$250
$29,792
2 Inches
8
$100
$250
$59,584
3 Inches
18
$100
$250
$134,064
4 Inches
36
$100
$250
$268,128
6 Inches
94
$100
$250
$700,112
Denver Water Fees
Denver Water provides the water resource for Southgate; therefore, a tap fee is due to Denver Water.  Charges due to Southgate do not include Denver Water fees. Contact Denver at 303-628-6100 for information regarding their fees.