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Rates and Fees
Table of Current Rates (effective 7/1/16)
Water and Sewer (collection only) Charges for a Typical Residential Meter:
|Minimum (6 Consumptions*) Bi-monthly Water Bill||$44.82|
|Water Rate per Consumption above Minimum||$5.05|
|Minimum (6 Consumptions*) Bi-monthly Sewer Bill||$21.68|
|Sewer Rate per Consumption above Minimum||$4.80|
|* 1 Consumption = 748 Gallons|
Water Rates: The cost is $44.82 for the first 600 cubic feet (CF) every two (2) months and $5.05 per consumption* above that amount. Your rate for water is made up of two components: a minimum service charge and a consumption charge that is measured in hundred cubic feet (CCF) from your meter readings. Residential water use is billed bi-monthly.
Sewer Collection: The sewer collection cost is $21.68 for the first 600 cubic feet (CF) every two (2) months and $4.80 for each additional consumption*. There
Minimum Service Charge: Some costs are ongoing regardless of the amount of water used. The minimum service charge is to help cover the fixed costs of our water system which include water quality, system readiness, distribution system upkeep and customer facilities maintenance. Your service charge is determined by the size of your water meter. The minimum bill from 0 to 6 consumptions* is $66.50. This does not include the HRSD sewage treatment charge.
Average Bill: Effective July 1, 2017, an average bill based on 12 consumptions for two months is $125.60. This does not include the HRSD sewage treatment charge.
*Consumption: Water use is measured in hundred cubic feet (CCF). One CCF equals 748 gallons, which is also called one consumption.
City Code, Chapter 78, Article IV, Sec. 78-88 describes Utility service charges and rates. Call 757-382-6352 for more information on rates.
Connection fees are required for all new service locations. Water and sewer connection fees are based on water meter size and whether the City or a developer extended the water and/or sewer mains for a new service.
View the Connection Fee Chart for the fees based on meter size. Call 757-382-6671 for more information.