NOTICE: TO ALL CONTRACTORS working in the Huntington Beach or Sunset Beach water service area.
ALL WATER USED SHALL BE METERED
Contractor must have a valid Fire Hydrant Use Permit on site.
(For Questions please contact Rudy Ocampo or Armando DeLaTorre, Utilities Division, at (714) 536-5921)
$70 per month basic charge
$3.9874 per hundred cubic feet (748 gallons)
5% Utility Tax
Meters will be read once per month. Accounts must be paid by the Due Date on the bill or late fees will be assessed.
Past Due Accounts: Meter may be removed if account is delinquent, requiring a $119.00 reset fee. All outstanding fees must be paid prior to meter being reinstalled. A late charge of 1.5% per month will be accrued on the unpaid balance.
Tampering: Meters found in a location other than as set by Division will be charged a penalty of $119, plus labor costs, and removed from the site.
Damages: All damages or losses to hydrant, eddy valve or meter will be billed to the permittee plus a $119 meter reset fee.
PIPE WRENCHES, VICE GRIPS, CHANNEL LOCKS, OR SIMILAR TOOLS SHALL NOT BE USED TO OPERATE HYDRANT STEM VALVES.
Tools Required: A Spanner or hydrant wrench is the only tool acceptable for use on hydrant stem valves.
Removal: Call Rudy Ocampo or Armando De La Torre, Utilities Division, at (714) 536-5921, if there are any questions regarding fire hydrant meter use and for removal.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors. You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed. This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.