A Review of Connection Fees and Service Charges by Meter Size

May 12, 2021
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The Alliance for Water Efficiency conducted research to better understand water connection fee and recurring service charge variability by meter size across major metropolitan areas in the United States.  The emergence of new pipe-sizing methodologies may lead to a trend in downsizing meters of new connections.  As such, this report also explores the potential financial implications for water utilities that would be associated with a possible trend in downsizing the meter sizes of new connections.