Water Utility Services

ANNUAL RATE SCHEDULE 2022

*Each Account requires a Deposit and a Membership fee, if not already a Member.

 

METER TAP FEE CHARGE (RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL)

Meter Size       (costs include Capacity Replacement Fee (“CRF”)

0.75”                                       $2,425.00

1”                                            $3,025.00

1.5”                                         $3,325.00

2”                                            $4,025.00

 

BORING FEES, if necessary are in addition to the Meter Tap Fee Charge and are as follows:

 

  • ¾” and 1″ services that require bores on County/City Roadways $400.00.
  • ¾” and 1″ services that require bores on State Roadways $600.00
  • 1 ½” and 2″ services that require bores on County/City Roadways $800.00.
  • 1 ½” and 2″ services that require bores on State Roadways $1200.00

NOTE: The Pines & Triple Lakes Subdivisions incur an additional $1,000.00 for any meter tap.

 

NOTE: The Ridgeway Landing, Majestic Oaks, Natures Lake, Charleston Place, Harrisburg Estates, Hillwood Estates, and Southern Oaks, Subdivisions charges shall be reduced by $1,250.00 for any meter tap.

 

Larger meter sizes are available with tap fees determined by site situation, engineering design and material cost.

 

Main line tap for Subdivision is minimum of $350.00, pending actual costs.

 

CAPACITY REPLACEMENT FEE CHARGE (COMMERCIAL ONLY)

Capacity replacement fees for Commercial service is determined by the Equivalent Residential Unit calculations, which is determined by monthly water usage.  One ERU is equal to 9,000 gallons per month, which is a $1,250.00 charge (per each 9,000 gallons)

 

 

FIRE LINE AND HYDRANT CHARGE

Meter Size                   CRF                Monthly Chg.

2”                                $1,150.00        $30.00

3”                                $1,350.00        $40.00

4”                                $1,550.00        $50.00

6”                                $2,000.00        $70.00

8”                                $2,950.00        $100.00

10”                              $3,950.00        $140.00

 

 

MASTER METER CHARGES

Master Meter billed at $4.54 per 1,000 gallons (no minimum included)

A Master Meter serving multiple residences will pay a CRF for each unit on a single meter.

 

 

METER/SERVICE UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE FEES

Fees will be determined by labor, materials, and equipment costs at time of request

 

 

ESTABLISHED METER, NEW ACCOUNT SERVICE FEES

Non-Refundable Membership Fee:    $5.00

Service Fee:                                        $45.00 and completed next business day

                                                            $70.00 completed same business day if paid by 3:00 pm.

 

            Meter Size                   Residential Deposit                             Commercial Deposit

            0.75 to 1″                     $75.00 (Homeowner)                          $200.00

                                                $75.00 (Renter with Letter of Credit)

                                                $150.00 (Renter w/o Letter of Credit)

                                                $25.00 Temporary Water use deposit

                                                $20.00 Residential Dormant Account deposit.

 

            1½ to2”                       $125.00                                               $240.00

            3”                                $240.00                                               $240.00

            4”                                n/a                                                       $410.00

            6”                                n/a                                                       $835.00

            8”                                n/a                                                       $1,315.00

            10”                              n/a                                                       $1,900.00

 

 

 

POTABLE WATER MONTHLY CHARGES

Minimum monthly charges for all accounts (up to 3,000 gallons)

 

Meter Size                   Monthly Charge (minimum)

0.75                            $24.87

1″                                $32.16

1.5″                             $37.30

2″                                $51.41

3″                                $155.80

4″                                 $194.44

6″                                $346.58

8″                                $552.75

10″                              $777.92

 

Costs for usage above 3,000 gallons:

 

Gallons                        Price per thousand gallons                 

3,001-6,000                 $3.56   per thousand gallons  

6,001-9,000                 $4.01  per thousand gallons  

9,001-12,000               $4.54   per thousand gallons  

12,001-15,000             $5.01   per thousand gallons  

>15,000                       $5.66   per thousand gallons  

 

SPECIAL LEAK RATE = 1 time per 12-month period, only includes usage over 15,000 gallons that’s billed at $3.56 per 1,000 gallons, must show required proof of leak.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

 

Meter Relocation on same property – $500 plus materials and equipment

Reconnect fee:                                   $45.00

Service Charge:                                   $45.00

Returned check fee:

Check                                                  Fee

Up to $50.00                                       $25.00

$50.01-$300.00                                   $30.00

$300.01-$800                                      $40.00

$800.01 and up                                   5% of amount of check

Illegal connection = $1,000.00 fine

Customer tampers with meter or equipment:

First offence: $250.00             Second offence: $500.00        Third offence: $1,000.00

Replace meter/register due to Member damage – Actual parts and labor cost

Removal of debris or obstruction from water meter fee – $75.00     

Replace dual check backflow due to Member damage- Actual parts and labor cost                        

Repair/replace corp stop – due to Member damage – Actual parts and labor                                   

Backflow testing – $45.00

Meter testing – at customer request (factory testing) – starting at $110.00 (depends on meter size)

Note: Charges apply if meter is found to be within industry standard.                                            

Convenience fee for web payment and credit cards – $2.00 per transaction

 

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