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Establishing Service

Welcome to Butler County Water System, Inc’s service area! We look forward to providing you with reliable, affordable and around-the-clock service.

The following provides a simple, step-by-step process for customers establishing new water service. If you are simply changing account information for service already established on a property, please see Transferring Account Information.

To apply for a new water meter:
  1. Obtain a plumbing permit
    1. Contact a licensed plumber to provide you with a permit
    2. If you are doing your own plumbing, you may obtain a permit at the State Plumbing Inspector’s Office in Butler County
      Health Department at 104 N. Warren Street
      Morgantown, KY 42261
      (270) 526-3221.
      Office Hours: 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. on Mondays
  2. Bring the plumbing permit to the Water System’s office
    1. If your plumber plans to deliver the permit to the Water System, please call our office at (270) 526-4656 to verify receipt before coming in
  3. Fill out the Application for Service
    1. This application includes a $450 fee for a standard 5/8” x 3/4” residential meter. For larger service sizes, see the chart below.

Meter Type Estimate *
(for meter on same side of road as the main water line)
Estimate *
(for meter across road from main water line)
1-inch $800 $950
1.5-inch $4,500 $6,000
2-inch $4,650 $6,200
3-inch or larger On-site Estimate Only On-site Estimate Only

* These prices do not include a pressure regulator. Please contact our office for pressure regulator pricing.  

After proper documentation and fees have been provided to BCWS, our representative will provide you with a wooden stake to mark where you want your meter to be installed. Once you have put the stake where you want the meter to be set, call our office to have our service personnel approve its location. Generally, after the stake's location is confirmed, installation is completed by our staff within two weeks of receiving the application.

For additional information on establishing all-new water and/or sewer service, please click here.

Please note that you should not install a service line until your new meter has been installed.
1118 South Main Street, Suite 1, Morgantown, KY 42261 Phone: (270) 526-4656 © 2015