Water Rates

Schedule of Rates for Water Service

Minimum Basic Rate:

Quarterly: $43.95per equivalent billing unit (EBU).  An EBU is based upon water usage of 48,000 gallons per year

Monthly: $14.65 per EBU ($14.65 x 3= $43.95)

Comsumption Charge: $0.32 per 100 gallons

Quarterly Single Family Residential Charge: one (1) EBU plus consumption charge based on actual or estimated meter readings

Quarterly Non-Single Family Residential Charge: 
Non-Single Family Residential EBU Charges are determined on a case-by-case basis utilizing historic usage or estimated usage depending on availability of information.  The total EBU fees for Non-Single Family Residential uses will be based on estimated daily water usage so that every 48,000 gallons of water comsumed per year is one (1) EBU.  (EBU Example: 288,00 gallons per year / 48,000 gallons per year = 6 EBUs) Minimum Non-Single Family Residential EBU Fee shall be equal to Residential EBU Fee.  A consumption charge shall be included in each invoice based on meter readings.

Connection Fees

Equivalent Dwelling Unit (EDU): $1550 per EDU

Single Family Residential EDU Fee: one (1) EDU = $1550

Non-Single Family Residential EDU Fee
Non-Single Family Residential EDU fees are determined on a case-by-case basis utilizing historic usage or estimated usage depending on availability of information.  The total EDU fees for Non-Single Family Residential uses will be based on estimated eaily water usage as follows:  Estimate GPD / 177.5 GPD/EDU x $1550.00/EDU Example - (500 GPD / 177.5 = 2.8 x $1550.00= $4,340.00).  Minimum Non-Single Family Residential EDU Fee will be equal to the Residential EDU Fee.  A consumption charge shall be included in each invoice based on meter readings.

 

Consumption Charge: Bulk Water Haulers

$0.37 per 100 gallons plus EBU fees.  EDU fees do not apply.

 

Interest Charge

Interest is charge at the rate of 0.83% per month or 10% per annum, noncumulative, on outstanding water service invoices which are more than 21 days past invoicing.  Interest, once assessed, shall be applied from the date of invoicing.

 

Liens

Notice of Lien: $200.00 plus filing fees

 

Meter Fees

Shut-Off Fee: $50.00

Restoration of Water Service Fee: $50.00

Meter Testing Fee:  Meter testing at the request of Customers shall be paid by Customers at the following rates if the meter, once tested, reads accurately:

Meter Size Costs
5/8 inch to 1 inch meters $87.45 (includes 10% administrative fee) plus shipping and handling
Meters over 1 inch Cost of testing, 10% administrative fee, plus shipping and handling

 

Connection Fees

CONNECTION FEES FOR BUILDINGS WITHOUT FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - 01/01/19

Domestic Waterline & Meter Size in Standard Pressure Areas* Connection Fee** EDU Fee*** Total
3/4 inch $4,456.59   $6,006.59
1 inch $4,710.31 $1,550.00$1,550.00 $6,260.31
1 1/2 inch $6,236.99 $1,550.00 $7,786.99
2 inch $6,674.19 $1,550.00 $8,224.19
Domestic Waterline & Meter Size in High Pressure Areas* Connection Fee** EDU Fee*** Total
3/4 inch $4,724.33 $1,550.00 $6,274.33
1 inch $5,049.40 $1,550.00 $6,599.40
1 1/2 inch $6,748.43 $1,550.00 $8,289.43
2 inch $7,221.49 $1,550.00 $8,771.49

 

CONNECTION FEES FOR BUILDINGS WITH FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - 01/01/19

Combined Domestic & Fire Line in Standard Pressure Areas* Domestic Water Line & Meter Size Connection Fee** EDU Fee*** Total
1 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $4,722.65 $1,550.00 $6,272.65
1 1/2 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $6,175.58 $1,550.00 $7,725.58
2 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $6,595.54 $1,550.00 $8,145.54
Combined Domestic & Fire Line in High Pressure Areas* Domestic Water Line & Meter Size Connection Fee** EDU Fee*** Total
1 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $5,061.74 $1,550.00 $6,611.74
1 1/2 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $6,687.02 $1,550.00 $8,237.02
2 inch 3/4 inch Domestic Meter $7,142.84 $1,550.00 $8,692.84

*The Authority has the sole right to determine which type and nominal standard size of connection and meter/meter pit is utilized for service as reflected in the tables above.  Additional costs will apply for a larger domestic meter if needed.
** Large service line connection fees for lines greater than 2 inch provided by the Brodhead Creek Regional Authority are determined by actual installation costs.
*** The EDU fee is for single family residential use only.  EDU fees for non-single family residential uses will be based on estimated daily water as follows:  Estimated GPD / 177.5GPD/EDU x $1550.00/EDU (example: 500/gpd / 177.5 = 2.8 x $1550.00 = $4,340.00)

 

Fire Service Rates

Public: Municipal fire hydrant: $1.00/year

Private: For each fire hydrant: $150.00/year

Sprinkler or Fire Service Systems: $50/year per half inch diameter sprinkler pipe connection with minimum one inch diameter connection