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Establishing Service
Welcome to Simpson County Water District'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

    a) Contact a licensed plumber to provide you with a permit

    b) If you are doing your own plumbing, you may obtain a permit at the State Plumbing Inspector’s Office in Simpson County Health Department at 1131 S. College St in Franklin, (270) 586-8261 Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  2. Bring the plumbing permit to the Water District’s office

    a) If your plumber plans to deliver the permit to the Water District, please call our office at (270) 598-9926 to verify its receipt before coming in
  3. Fill out the Application for Service

    a) 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)
    5/8 inch $450 $450
    1-inch $850 $1000
    1.5-inch $4,750 $6,350
    2-inch $4,900 $6,550
    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.

    b)After proper documentation and fees have been provided to Simpson Water, our representative will provide you with a wooden stake to mark where you want your meter to be installed. Generally, 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.
108 Morgantown Road Franklin, KY 42134 Phone: (270) 598-9926 © 2015