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 plus Administrative Fee per Tap equals 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.

2019 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
$7,709
1 Inch
2
$100
$250
$15,418
1-1/2 Inch
4
$100
$250
$30,836
2 Inches
8
$100
$250
$61,672
3 Inches
18
$100
$250
$138,762
4 Inches
36
$100
$250
$277,524
6 Inches
94
$100
$250
$724,646

Denver Water Tap 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.