Water Operations

Water Operations is responsible for the production, distribution, administration, and customer service of the water system, delivering water to 2,904 accounts in the City. Water Operations is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of approximately 50 miles of pipeline, three reservoir facilities and two wells.

Two men working on water pipes in sidewalk

Water Rates

On May 10, 2016, a Proposition 218 Protest Hearing was conducted at a regular meeting of the Signal Hill City Council regarding the water rates. Ordinance 2016-05-1486 was introduced.

The staff report (PDF) details the methodology and necessity of the increase. Ordinance 2016-05-1486 was adopted at the May 24, 2016 City Council meeting.

Water Department fees are listed in the Water Fee Schedule (PDF).

Temporary Water Meters

Temporary construction water meters are available through the Signal Hill Water Department and are arranged for in the Finance Department, located at:
City Hall
2175 Cherry Avenue
Signal Hill, CA 90755

Billing information and deposit requirements are detailed in the Agreement for Use of Temporary Construction Water Meters (PDF).