Sacramento County Water Agency - Information For Developers

​Water Development Fees and Credits:

Sacramento County Water Agency has published their annual fee and credit revisions effective March 1, 2023, through February 9, 2024. On February 10, 2024, revised fees go into effect as adopted by the Board of Directors on December 12, 2023​​​​. Read the ​​ Summary of Fee Changes​​, and for more detailed information, read the fee schedule revisions. To see our zones/boundaries, review our Zone Map.

Lo​cate Your Water Purveyor:

There are over twenty public and private water districts that provide water throughout Sacramento County. Sacramento County ​Water Agency is responsible for providing water supply service to the City of Elk Grove, City of Rancho Cordova, and areas of the unincorporated area of Sacramento County including Laguna-Vineyard area, Metro Air Park, Mather-Sunrise, Arden Park-Sierra Oaks, Hood, Northgate, and Southwest​ Tract. Find out if your next project resides in our service area by entering the address or parcel number into our online application.  

Water Supply Development Contact List :​​

All number are 916 area code

Building Permit Holds 

Corey Papais (916) 874-5361

Steve Martinez  (916) 874-3385

Imelda Tabbada (916) 874-4261

Construction Questions – Subdivisions

John Kern(916) 874-5159

Construction Questions - Transmission Mains

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Customer Service (All other inquiries)
David Morrow 916-874-3764

Improvement (Design) Standards

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Plan Check (by Plan Set) 

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Reimbursement Agreements
David Morrow​ 916-874-3764

Recycled Water

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Standard Construction Specifications 

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Submittal Review/Shop Drawing Review 
David Morrow​ 916-874-3764

Water Line Layouts

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Water Studies 

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Will Serve Letters

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Zone 40, 50, and Recycled Water Fees

John Kern (916) 874-5159

Zone 40 Budget
David Morrow​ 916-874-3764​