Water Rates for 2017
Base Rate: Each E.Q.R (single family residential equivalent) is assessed a base rate of $65.00 per quarter. No additional charge is assessed, if the water usage per quarter per E.Q.R. is less than 15,000 gallons.
Usage Rates (excluding irrigation meters): In an effort to promote conservation of the District’s water, the following two-tiered usage rate has been adopted for usage that exceeds 15,000 per E.Q.R. per quarter.
|WATER USED PER QUARTER PER E.Q.R. – 15,000 TO 35,000 gal||RATE ASSESSED $3.10 per 1,000 gal|
|WATER USED PER QUARTER PER E.Q.R. – Over 35,000 gal||RATE ASSESSED $4.00 per 1,000 gal|
Usage Rates for Irrigation Taps and Meters: While no base rate applies, all water provided to irrigation taps and meters is assessed at a rate of $4.00 per 1,000 gallons.
Tap Fees: At the time a building permit is issued, the District assesses “Tap Fees” to compensate the District for all capital costs associated with expanding the District’s water delivery system. Tap fees must be paid for all new building permits, any change of a structures use and any remodeling of an existing structure. Appendix A of the District’s Rules and Regulations provides detailed information on how these Tap Fees are assessed. The Tap Fee for 2017 is, $6,000 per E.Q.R.