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Charges for residential customers (and some commercial customers) are based on their average water consumption billed during January, February and March (winter quarter average, or WQA). This represents the amount of water that ends up in the wastewater system. These wastewater charges are recalculated in April and apply to bills until the following April.

By conserving water, you can reduce your WQA and pay less for wastewater year-round.

The minimum WQA is 3,000 gallons (4,000 gallons for duplexes). Customers who haven't been in a residence long enough to establish a WQA are billed based on the rate class average.

2017 Rates
Monthly Residential Wastewater Rates*
(includes PILOT- payment in lieu of taxes)
Duplex Multi-
Base Charge $18.69 $21.22 $2.76/unit
Volume Charge, per 1,000 Gallons $3.63 $3.19 $3.52
Minimum WQA 3,000 4,000 N/A
Rate class average WQA gallons for customers who have not established a WQA 4,800 7,200 3,400/unit
Charges rounded to the nearest cent. Actual costs vary due to rounding.
* Effective on meter readings on or after Jan. 1, 2017.

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Service charges may apply.

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