Rules and Regulations

Rates, Rules And Regulations Governing The Distribution Of Water In Hingham, Hull, And Cohasset Massachusetts
Adopted June 9, 2020

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Weir River Water System Full Landscape
  • Rules and Regulations Govern Rendering of Service 4
  • Policy & Purpose 5
  • Definitions Application of Following Sections 5
  • Application for Water Service 7
  • Application for New Water Service Connection 8
  • Customer’s Service Pipes – Existing Street Service Connection 9
  • Special Applications for Water Service 11
  • Customer’s Liability for Charges 11
  • Metered Service: Location of Meters 11
  • Plumbing Work Approval 12
  • Cross Connections Not Allowed 12
  • Damage To Meters 13
  • Meter Tests and Test Fees 13
  • Public Fire Hydrants 14
  • Private Fire Service/Private Fire Hydrants 15
  • Discontinuance of Water 16
  • Liens 18
  • Renewal of Water Service After Discontinuance 19
  • Establishment of Rates 19
  • Bills for Water Service 20
  • Abatement Procedure 21
  • Theft of Service 22
  • Pressure and Continuity of Supply 22
  • Water Conservation Restrictions 23
  • Water Balance Program 25
  • Interruptions In Water Supply 27
  • General Provisions 27
  • Rate for Metered Service 29
  • Rate for Private Fire Protection 31
  • Rate for Public Fire Protection 32
  • Sale for Resale 33
  • Miscellaneous Charges 34
  • Other Services 35