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How can I rent a hydrant meter for my construction project?

The city rents hydrant meters for construction projects within the city limits or service area for Thornton utilities.  Hydrant meters require an application and appointments can be made by contacting City Development staff at 303-538-7295.

Persons renting a hydrant meter must have a Thornton contractor’s license issued by the Building Inspection Division.  The current rental requirements include:

Payment by check/ACH/Wire of a refundable deposit of $1,400.  No other forms of payment are accepted.

  • The monthly rental fee for the meter is $40.
  • The monthly water usage charge is $7.13 per 1,000 gallons.
  • The rental period is six months, with up to two renewal at six months each.
Updated 10/28/2021 4:56 PM
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