The transferring of an uninstalled service connection from one piece of property to another must be approved by the General Manager/Assistant General Manager of the District, provided all requirements of the District’s Water Rights Dedication Ordinance have been met.
No service connection to any premise shall be installed or maintained by the District unless the water system is protected from the possibility of contamination or pollution from the customers water system. The means of protection shall be determined by revised Nevada Administrative Code 445A sections NAC 445A.67185 through NAC 445A.67255. The Moapa Valley Water District reserves the right to impose more stringent requirements in order to effectively protect the potable water supply. The customers water system will be open for inspection at all reasonable times by an authorized representative of the District. The customer will be responsible for the initial test, annual tests, and any required maintenance/repair of the backflow prevention assembly. The District will be responsible for re-surveying the water distribution system on an annual basis.
The customer will be responsible for any and all fees associated with the administration of the Districts backflow prevention program.
The Board adopted a revised rate of $7.34 per month, per unit for all backflow units except for those that are part of the start-up recovery program whose rates will remain the same until they have satisfied their respective recovery period.
Fees will be billed together with the monthly water bill.
The primary functions of a fire hydrant are to provide temporary water for dust control and emergency fire fighting purposes.
Water used from a fire hydrant, other that the use of fire fighting or fire training purposes must be metered.
Arrangements must be made in advance for any hydrant use other than emergency fire fighting purposes.
Any individual needing the use of a hydrant shall complete a permit application. The Moapa Valley Water District reserves the right to approve permits based upon impacts on the water system.
The permit will be issued for a specific parcel, the duration of the permit will be for a maximum of six months and the permit fee will be $30.00 per issuance of a meter plus a $1.08 per day use fee.
The permit fee defers the cost of installation and removal of the hydrant meter and the inspection of the backflow device of the water conveyance system. All hydrant meters need to be installed by Moapa Valley Water District staff.
Water used shall be charged at the prevailing rate for Commercial B C2, Block 3.
In the case of loss, destruction, or abuse (beyond reasonable wear and tear, as determined by the Moapa Valley Water District staff) to the hydrant meter assembly, the permitted party will be liable for the repair or replacement costs of said meter.
Any unauthorized hydrant usage will result in the following fines:
1st offense $ 1,000.00
2nd offense $ 2,000.00
3rd offense $ 4,000.00
4th offense $6,000.00
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