Bulk water may be purchased from the City of Spearfish in two different ways: bulk water stations or hydrant meters.
Bulk Water Stations
The following are Bulk Water stations, both accept coin, $1 and $5 bills, the minimum is 50 gallons for $0.25:
Ellingson Well: Located on the corner Dakota and State Street, available 24 hour, 7 days a week and has an overhead fill
Green Acres: Located on the south side of the Green Acres shop, 540 S 32nd Street
Please note: This station accommodates larger water trucks.
Hydrant meters can be installed for larger construction projects with the approval of the Water Superintendent.
This meter attaches to a fire hydrant at a specific location near your project. To order a hydrant meter, stop by the Utility Billing Office and sign the hydrant meter agreement and pay the associated fees. The meter will normally be installed within the next 24 hours.
Hydrant Meter Fees
Refundable Deposit (2 inches and larger)
Water Usage (Minimum of 10,000 gallons)
$5 per 1,000 gallons
Hydrant meters will be installed by Utility Department staff and will be locked to the fire hydrant. If you need the meter relocated, please contact the Utility Billing Office at 605-642-1325.