DC Water is Officially Implementing the Fee Increase – Effective January 1, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018 – DC Water is officially implementing the Fee Increase

Effective January 1, 2018 – DC WATER is officially implementing a major fee increase for water and sewer usage to be assessed to new developments and redevelopment projects in the District with site plans submitted after January 1, 2018.

The new fees are based on water meter size and range from $19,082 for most townhouse/row houses to $796,654 for large residential buildings.

Site plans will need to be accepted for review by DC WATER staff prior to 1/1/2018.

Please contact VIKA Capitol – Kyle Oliver, PE oliver@vikacapitol.com,  Mike Benton, PE benton@vikacapitol.com, Soneil Charles charles@vikacapitol.com, or Beth Wangaard, PE wangaard@vikacapitol.com, or call us at (202) 244-4140 to discuss your project.

Let us help you avoid having to pay this fee and reduce the impact to your project.

See https://www.dcwater.com/business/permits/notice_of_final_rulemaking_system_availability_fee_2016.pdf  for additional information.