Schedule of Rates for Water Service
Minimum Basic Rate:
Quarterly: $59.75 per equivalent billing unit (EBU). An EBU is based upon water usage of 48,000 gallons per year
Monthly: $19.92 per EBU ($19.92 x 3= $59.75)
Consumption 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 consumed per year is one (1) EBU. (EBU Example: 288,000 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.
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 daily water usage as follows: Estimated 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 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.
Notice of Lien: $200.00 plus filing 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:
|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 FOR BUILDINGS WITHOUT FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - 01/01/2023
|Domestic Waterline & Meter Size in Standard Pressure Areas*||Connection Fee**||EDU Fee***||Total|
|1 1/2 inch||$15,044.82||$1,550.00||$16,594.82|
|Domestic Waterline & Meter Size in High Pressure Areas*||Connection Fee**||EDU Fee***||Total|
|1 1/2 inch||$19,164.82||$1,550.00||$20,714.82|
*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