Temporary Service Connection Request

Temporary water services, whether from a fire hydrant, recycled water filling station, or otherwise are installed at the discretion of the Department for the convenience and use by individuals, contractors and companies doing work of a limited duration.

Please consider the following when applying:

  • Location of water use site is required.
  • Company checks accepted. No personal checks. Checks must clear before meter is installed.
  • Application requires Federal Tax ID #, Long Beach Business License #, and Business Card.
  • Contractor is responsible to lock and secure meter.
  • Prior to being approved for a recycled water connection, truck drivers or site supervisors must attend a short (15 minute) tailgate training.
  • Please anticipate 48 hours for application processing.
To request a temporary service connection, please call (562) 570-2419

“Please email form with a scan of your check to Water-ServiceCounter@lbwater.org”.  Please mail the check to: Long Beach Water Department, Attn: Development Services, 1800 E Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA 90807.

Charges for Temporary Potable Water Service Connections (On Fire Hydrant or Other Connection)

3″ meter>3″ meter
Install and Remove$    180$    360
Relocate$    180$    360
Monthly Meter Rent (not pro-rated)$      60$    200
Meter Minimum Deposit (based on meter cost)$ 1,200$ 1,800
Backflow Device Minimum Deposit$    500*

*Customer must provide own backflow         Minimum required total deposit is $1,700

Charges for Temporary Recycled Water Service Connections (On Recycled Water Filling Station)

Install and Remove$      90
Relocate$      90
Monthly Meter Rent (not pro-rated)$      60
Meter Minimum Deposit (based on meter cost)$ 1,200

Minimum required total deposit is $1,200

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