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<br /> <br />TEMPORARY WATER METER <br />USES AND PROCEDURES <br /> <br />Y:\Public Services New\Webpage\TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION METERS\FORM C Temporary Meter Uses and Procedures 2018.doc <br />Otay Water District, Public Services Division <br />2554 Sweetwater Springs Blvd <br />Spring Valley, CA 91978-2004 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1. A TEMPORARY METER IS ISSUED ONLY TO THE PROPERTY OWNER OR OWNER’S AUTHORIZED AGENT. PROPERTY <br />OWNER AGREES TO BE LIABLE FOR PAYMENT FOR ALL WATER USED. <br /> <br /> 2. TEMPORARY SERVICE IS ALLOWED FOR 365 DAYS MAXIMUM. RENEWAL IS ALLOWED ONLY WHEN REQUESTED IN <br />WRITING AND PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION DATE. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE RENEWAL PROCEDURE WILL <br />RESULT IN TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE TEMPORARY METER. <br />Code Of Ordinances - Section 31 <br /> <br /> 3. 365 DAY USE: A TEMPORARY METER MAY ONLY BE USED FOR UP TO 365 DAYS FOR FILLING OF WATER TRUCKS <br />AND DROP TANKS AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS, SUCH AS BACKFILL AND COMPACTION, <br />GUNITING AND STUCCOING, AND BLOCK WALL BUILDING. A WATER TRUCK IS DEFINED AS A TRUCK THAT HOLDS <br />WATER ONLY, NO OTHER CHEMICAL MAY BE PRESENT OR A REDUCED PRESSURE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE <br />IS REQUIRED. CONSTRUCTION TRAILERS REQUIRE A REDUCED PRESSURE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE. <br />Code Of Ordinances - Section 31 <br />4. 180 DAY USE: A TEMPORARY METER MAY ONLY BE USED FOR 180 DAYS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VEGETATION <br />ON SLOPES OR OTHER PLANTED AREAS. A REDUCED PRESSURE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE IS REQUIRED. <br />Code Of Ordinances - Section 31 <br /> <br />5. 60 DAY USE: TEMPORARY METER MAY ONLY BE USED FOR 60 DAYS FOR FILLING, FLUSHING, HYDROTESTING, AND <br />THE INITIAL OPERATIONAL COVERAGE TESTING OF RECLAIMED WATER IRRIGATION SYSTEMS. A REDUCED <br />PRESSURE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE IS REQUIRED. Code Of Ordinances - Section 31 <br /> <br />______ 6. DROP TANKS, A REDUCED PRESSURE BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE IS NOT REQUIRED PROVIDED <br />INITIALS THE DROP TANK IS FABRICATED WITH A SUPPLY PIPE THAT MAINTAINS AN AIR GAP SEPARATION (A PHYSICAL <br /> BREAK BETWEEN THE SUPPLY LINE AND A RECEIVING VESSEL). THE AIR GAP SHALL BE AT LEAST DOUBLE THE <br /> DIAMETER OF THE SUPPLY PIPE MEASURED VERTICALLY FROM THE FLOOD RIM OF THE RECEIVING VESSEL <br /> TO THE END OF SUPPLY PIPE FLOW LINE ELEVATION. THE AIR GAP SHALL BE VISABLE AND UNALTERED. <br /> <br />______ 7. THE TEMPORARY WATER METER BILLING ACCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED BILLING RATES AND CHARGES FOR <br />INITIALS 4” OR GREATER AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> MONTHLY MWD & CWA FIXED SYSTEM CHARGES, ENERGY CHARGES FOR PUMPING WATER, POTABLE <br />TEMPORARY AND CONSTRUCTION WATER RATES OR RECYCLED TEMPORARY AND CONSTRUCTION WATER <br />RATES, TEMPORARY METER INSTALL & REMOVAL FEES, TEMPORARY METER MOVE FEE. <br /> Code Of Ordinances - Section(s): 25, 31, Appendix A <br /> <br />______ 8. CUSTOMER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL LOSS OR DAMAGE TO OTAY WATER DISTRICT (DISTRICT) METERS, FIRE <br />INITIALS HYDRANTS OR FITTINGS USED FOR TEMPORARY WATER SERVICE. Code Of Ordinances - Section 22 <br /> <br /> <br />______ 9. CUSTOMER AGREES THAT IF IT, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR ANY INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR <br />INITIALS SUBCONTRACTORS SHOULD MAKE AN UNAUTHORIZED CONNECTION TO THE DISTRICT WATER SYSTEM, CUSTOMER <br />IS SUBJECT TO THE FINES SET FORTH IN SECTION 72 OF THE DISTRICT’S CODE OF ORDINANCES INCLUDING, BUT <br />NOT LIMITED TO, SECTION 72.03, “CERTAIN SPECIFIC OPERATIONAL VIOLATIONS”. CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND <br />AGREES THAT PAYMENT OF FINES MAY BE DEDUCTED FROM ANY DEPOSIT CUSTOMER HAS WITH THE DISTRICT. <br />Code Of Ordinances - Section 72 <br /> <br />______10. NO PERSON, OTHER THAN AN EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF THE DISTRICT, SHALL HAVE ANY RIGHT TO INITIALS OPERATE ANY PART OF A DISTRICT WATER DISTRIBUTION SYTEM. ANY PERSON WHO TAMPERS OR INTERFERES <br />WITH ANY PART OR COMPONENT OF SAID SYSTEM, OR CAUSES OR PERMITS ANY ACT OF TAMPERING OR <br />INTERFERING WITH THE SYSTEM, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE CAUSED THEREBY OR RESULTING <br />THEREFROM. IN ADDITION, THE FINES SET FORTH IN SECTION 72 OF THE DISTRICT’S CODE OF ORDINANCES <br />INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SECTION 72.03, “CERTAIN SPECIFIC OPERATIONAL VIOLATIONS”, WILL BE IMPOSED <br />ON ANY PERSON OR COMPANY WHO OPERATES ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT WATER SYSTEM WITHOUT PROPER <br />AUTHORIZATION. Code Of Ordinances - Section 72 <br /> <br /> 11. To request the Temporary meter removal or temporary meter move – Please submit a request to the Meter Maintenance / Cross <br />Connection Dept. The request form is located on the District’s website http://otaywater.gov/engineering-services/public-services/ <br />and open the document titled Remove / Move Temporary Water Meter Request Form or by calling (619) 670-2241. Include the <br />temporary water meter number and allow a minimum notice of one business day.. <br /> <br />____________________________________________ _____________ ______________________ <br />RESPONSIBLE BILLING PARTY SIGNATURE DATE DISTRICT REF NO <br /> <br />*PLEASE ALLOW UP TO FIVE BUSINESS DAYS FOR METER SET <br />