Wastewater, stormwater and water

​​​Water and Wastewater network capacity screening assessment.  
Where engineering assessment and processing is outsourced to a consultant or specialist the fee will be actual cost.
​per hour​205

​​​Wastewater, stormwater and water connections

​$

​Wastewater, stormwater and water connection application fee
Please note, connections that require access to the Transport Corridor will require a Corridor Access Request (CAR)  and applicable fee to be completed  - detailed under Transportation
​​235
​Reinstatement fees
​Reinstatement of sealed roadways, footways and light vehicle entrances:
​a) less than 3m2​by quote
​b) over 3m2​per m2​by quote
​Reinstatement of concrete footways and light vehicle entrancesper m2​by quote
​Removal and reinstatement of cobbles
​per m2
​by quote
​Reinstatement of kerb and channelper Lin/mby quote
Damage to services. All inter​nal and external costs associated with locating, repairing and reinstatement of water, wastewater and stormwater assets will be recovered from the parties responsible for the damage​Actual costs recovered including but not limited to plumbers, consultant or legal fees
​100mm diameter connections
Stormwater and wastewater on private property

​ Establishment fee (lump sum)​by quote
​a) 0-2m deep​ ​
​plus cost per metre length of connection​by quote
​b) 2-3m deep
​ plus cost per metre length of connectionby quote
​100mm diameter connections
Stormwater and wastewater in the transport corridor
​Establishment fee (lump sum)by quote
​a) 0-2m deep
​  plus cost per metre length of connectionby quote
​b) 2-3m deep
​  plus cost per metre length of connection​by quote
150mm diameter connections
Stormwater and wastewater on private property

​Establishment fee (lump sum)​​by quote
​a) 0-2m deep
​plus cost per metre length of connectionby quote
​b) 2-3m deep
​  plus cost per metre length of connection​by quote
150mm diameter connections
Stormwater and wastewater in the transport corridor
​Establishment fee (lump sum)​by quote
​a) 0-2m deep
​  plus cost per metre length of connection​by quote
​b) 2-3m deep
​  plus cost per metre length of connection
​by quote

​Water connections
​Single service connection 20mm​by quote
​Single service connection, 25mmby quote
​Single connection, 50mm (multi unit residential only)​by quote
​Single metered, 20mm​by quote
​Single metered, 25mm​by quote
Single metered, 50mmby quote
​Multi, 2*20mmby quote
Multi, 3*20mm​​by quote
​Multi, 4*20mm​by quote
​Water connections 50mm or greater - additional charges
Bacteria testing​384
​Pressure testing​318
​Stormwater bubble up connections​by quote
​Catch pit connections
​a) 300 diameter​by quote
​b) full size catch pit for two or more properties​by quote
​Larger diameter connections (>150mm)​by quote
​Manhole installation required​by quote
​Closed Circuit TV inspection
by ​quote
​On-site pipe location​428
​Stormwater pipes to kerb and channel (domestic only)
​1 pipe in trench $/m​$/m​285


Modification of existing connection
​Relocation of existing connection

​by quote
​Install of flow restrictor

​by quote
​Upgrades of infrastructure to enable the connection

​Actual costs
​Water, wastewater and stormwater connection inspection fee for connections undertaken by an approved contactor

​300

​Consent to enter
​Basic processing of consent to enter​307
​Work effort required beyond initial written request to affected parties, charged for on a time cost recovery basis​per hour​98

Private systems
​All internal and external costs associated with locating, repairing and reinstatement of private water, wastewater and stormwater assets will be recovered from the owner. This includes remediation costs associated with remediating:
- wastewater and stormwater cross connections,
- private water leaks
- preventing continued non compliant discharges
- failure to complete works required under compliance notice.
This fee enables the recovery of any costs incurred to prevent further discharge. Actual costs recovered including but not limited to clean up costs, plumbers, consultant or legal fees
​Actual costs

Stormwater
​Inspection of high-risk facility
​per hour
​107
​Enforcement of Stormwater Bylaw 2015 (e.g. remedial work, catchpit cleaning, cross connection remediation and clean-up)

​Actual costs

​Wastewater, stormwater and water disconnections

​$

​Wastewater, Stormwater and Water disconnection fee

​235

​Wastewater and Stormwater disconnection
​Disconnection​by quote
​Water service disconnection
​20-50mm diameterby quote
​Above 50mm diameter​by quote
​Fire mains​by quote

​Trade waste

​$

​Note: High users are subject to individual trade waste agreements
​Trade waste application fees
​Permitted/controlled discharge (including final inspection)
​211
​Conditional consent (covering five hours work including final inspection, including tanker disposal)​390
​Hourly rate for applications​per hour​107
​Temporary discharge (including final inspection)​211
​Renewal Fee for permitted or conditional Trade Waste Consents (plus additional hourly rate for more than 30 minute time noting that site inspection charges may also apply)​107
​Variation / Change of Details Request for permitted or conditional consents (plus additional hourly rate for more than 30 minute time noting that site inspection charges may also apply)​54
​Special tradewaste agreements, variations or renewals.  Actual costs recovered including but not limited to consultant or legal fees​​Actual costs
​​
​Site inspection fees
​Permitted/controlled discharge - final inspection (approval to discharge) - additional inspection​155
​Conditional consent - final inspection (approval to discharge) - additional inspection​230
​Temporary discharge - final inspection (approval to discharge) - additional inspection​230
​Site inspection - non compliance235
​Quality charge rates for conditional consent holders
​a) Flow volume​$/m3​1.50
​b) Suspended solids​$/kg​0.80
​c) cBOD5 (organic loading)​$/kg​1.12
​d) Total Kjeldahl nitrogen​$/kg​2.26
​e) Total phosphorous​$/kg​8.08
​f) Arsenic
​$/kg272.25
​g) COD (Chemical loading)
​$/kg
​0.11

​Annual charge
​Permitted/controlled/special/tankered discharge​annual fee​56
​Conditional/special/tankered discharge - Risk Class 3 - Costs of any monitoring (sampling and analysis) is recovered through a separate fee and charge
​annual fee
​1610
​Conditional/special/tankered - risk class 2 - Costs of any monitoring (sampling and analysis) is recovered through a separate fee and charge
​941
​Any temporary discharge - Costs of any monitoring (sampling and analysis) is recovered through a separate fee and charge
​211
​Independent (Council) monitoring for consented trade waste discharges and tankered waste disposal at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (sampling and analysis)
​230
​Tankered waste disposal
Tankered Waste disposal to Wastewater Treatment Plant  or reticulation in accordance with Tradewaste Bylaw schedule 1A and 1B.
​$/m3​74.68
Note:
  1. Tankered waste may not be accepted at the City Waters Manager's sole discretion and, 
  2. Tankered Waste disposal to Wastewater Treatment Plant  or reticulation not in accordance with Tradewaste Bylaw schedule 1A and 1B will require a conditional or special agreement in accordance with the Tradewaste Bylaw, 
  3. For addresses in Hamilton City associated with an existing tradewaste consent, the consent's charging provisions will supersede the tankered waste volumetric rate.
​Tankered waste administrative charge
​annual fee
​736

Enforcement and penalties
​Enforcement of Trade Waste and Wastewater Bylaw 2016 (e.g. tracing illegal discharge, cross connection remediation and clean-up, remediation of blockage)

​Actual costs 
​Illegal discharge penalty charges

​As per agreement
​Solid waste management
​Licensing of waste facilities, collectors and transporters operating within the city
​235
​Annual licensing fee

​235
​Bond

​1000

Page reviewed: 07 Jul 2021 10:52am