Bulk Water Application/Information

The Town of Buchanan offers bulk water service.

The Town of Buchanan has adopted a rate structure for water sales to its customers in Section 22-126 of the Town Code, and has adopted a rate structure for temporary bulk water purchasers. Bulk Water Purchasers wishing to purchase bulk water from the Town must schedule, in advance (at least one (1 ) business day the dates and estimated quantity of water to be purchased and the name and address of the company to be billed for such purchase.

The Town will determine if it is in the best interest of the Town to sell the requested water, the hydrant from which the water can be drawn, and install a portable water meter to measure such purchase. The purchaser shall also notify the Town when the need for water has ended.

The charge for such service shall include a $25 fee for connecting the meter and the amount of water used shall be charged at the following rate structure:

Bulk Water Purchase Rates:

Connection Fee          $25.00

Up to 1,000 Gallons   $65.00

Between 1,000-2,000 Gallons an additional fee of: $35.00

Over 2,000 Gallons each additional 1,000 Gallons: $20.00

In addition to the above rates, any person that fails to comply with the Town’s Bulk Water Purchase policy shall be subject to a charge in the amount of $250 for each event of noncompliance.