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Monthly Rates & Fees



BASE RATE ............................... $71.75/mo

The base rate recovers the District's fixed costs for maintaining & improving the treatment, storage & distribution system that benefits all customers within District boundaries.


CONSUMPTION RATES

Tier 1 - (0-1145cf) ......................$3.10 per 100cf

Tier 2 - (1146-1560cf) ................ $5.97  per 100cf

Tier 3 - (1561+ cf) ......................$8.32 per 100cf

The customer is liable for paying for all water that has flowed through the water meter as determined by reading the cubic feet of water recorded by the water meter. 


 

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (CIP) RESERVE FEE........$23.00/mo

Fees collected under this category shall be expended as follows:

a.) Acquisition of new equipment or capabilities that do not currently exist within the 

     District 

b.) To replace or upgrade existing equipment or capabilities which has exceeded its useful

     life & is no longer economically feasible to repair

c.) To acquire new production, storage or distribution capacity that is required to

     provide service to the district's service area

d.) Debt reduction


EMERGENCY RESERVE FEE ......$7.00/mo

The District's Emergency Reserve is intended to provide funds for disasters or unexpected expenditures for catastrophic failures. Collection of this fee will be reinstated when the balance of this fund reaches its trigger balance.

Note: The aforementioned rates & fees are subject to annual cost of living adjustments as indicated by the change in consumer price index for the previous 12-month period for which data is available, plus any additional costs incurred by the District. The consumer price index to be used shall be the US Cities Average as indicated on the annual April consumer price index for Pacific Cities and the US Cities Average.

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MISCELLANEOUS FEES


Application Processing Fee.............$150

Call-Out Fee...................................$25

After Hours Call-Out Fee................$100

Carrying Charge Fee........................$15

Capacity Expansion Fee..............$9,000

Certified Mail Fee............................$35

Cross Connection Late Fee.............$150

Express Delivery Mail Fee................$55

Lien Filing Fee..............................$200

Resumption Of Service Fee............$125

Returned Check Fee........................$35

Meter Installation Fees:
  • 5/8" Meter...............................$700
  • 1" Meter................................$1,300
  • 2" Meter................................$4,400

Stand By Assessments:
  • One Acre Parcel Or Less......................$30
  • Additional Acre Or Portion Thereof.....$10

10-Day Shut Off Notice.....................$3

48-Hour Shut Off Notice..................$35