Hydrant Meter Rental

Hydrant Meter Rental

Hydrant water meters are used to measure the volume of water withdrawn from fire hydrants within the City of Murphy for use in construction. Hydrant meters can be obtained by providing the following to the Customer Service Department:  Application, Copy of Drivers License and a deposit.  Once all the required items are received, the Public Works Department will be notified to set a hydrant meter at the requested location.   Hydrant Meter Application.


Additional Hydrant Meter Information

  • The monthly base fee is $130.13.  
  • The monthly tiered rate for water consumption is:
  •   0-15,000 gallons $5.60 per thousand gallons
  •  15,001 - 30,000 gallons $5.95 per thousand gallons
  •  30,001 - 45,000 gallons - $6.38 per thousand gallons
  •  45,001 - 60,000 gallons - $6.87 per thousand gallons
  •  over 60,001  - $7.43 per thousand gallons
  • There is a required deposit of $1,500, refundable upon return of meter in working condition.
  • There is a stormwater fee of $3 each month.
  • The meter is provided with a backflow device.