Fire Hydrant Meter Applications (PDF) can be accessed online or requested through the Waterworks General Services Division Meter Shop at
425 Industrial Park Drive
Newport News, VA 23608
Associated Meter Costs
FY2017 July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 Meter Costs are listed below.
FY2018 Effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 Meter Costs are the same as FY2017 (no increase).
1″ $390 (Deposit)
3″ $855 (Deposit) - with or without RPZ backflow preventer
Turn-On Fee ($50.00) required to initiate Hydrant Meter Assembly Account
Payment of the Turn-On Fee ($50.00) is contractually required prior to issuance of a Hydrant Meter Assembly and Hydrant Meter Service Permit.
*$50 fee if Waterworks installs meter
Meter to be picked up by applicant at Waterworks General Services Division Meter Shop (Lee Hall Complex).
Applicants shall call readings in each month and must reapply for a Hydrant Meter Service Permit annually. Failure to call in monthly readings will result in a $25 charge assessed to the account (effective July 1, 2016).
Customers pay current water commodity rates and service fee. Monthly Service Fee is 1″ = $42 and 3″ = $160.