Current Water and Sewer Rates

 

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          Billing Items defined

 

 calculator    As of 10/01/2017: 




gallon
Water rate is  $3.66 per 100 cubic feet.

Wastewater rate is $3.95 per 100 cubic feet.
 At the above rates,  
one (1) gallon of water costs only

$0.0048*

(* water only) 
1 cubic foot = 7.48 US gallons



Service Charges
effective October 1, 2017


 Type of Service Water Service Charge
per month 
 Sewer Service Charge
per month
     
 Residential (per dwelling unit)  $15.40  $17.75
 Residential Irrigation Deduct
(in addition to above)
 $9.50  
 
Non-Residential Users (per meter or assigned equivalent)
 1" and smaller meter  $15.40  $17.75
 1-1/2" meter  $36.50  $28.50
 2" meter  $51.50  $36.00
 3" meter  $87.25  $54.00
 4" meter  $135.25  $80.00
 6" meter  $236.00  $109.00
 8" meter  $388.00  $145.00
 10" meter  $458.75  $180.00
 12" meter  $621.25  $205.00

 



BILLING ITEMS

Water use
Metered accounts are billed based on the actual water usage measured by the water meter.  For billing purposes, your metered use is always rounded down.                          

Water service charge
Every account is billed Service Charges. Services Charges recover a portion of the total cost for system operation and maintenance. Per Ordinance,  Service Charges do not fluctuate with changes in occupancy.

Sewer use
Sewer flat, which are accounts with sewer service only, no public water, are charged a rate that does not fluctuate with changes in usage or occupancy, per Ordinance.

Where public water is also provided, the sewer use is billed equal to the the metered water use.

Sewer service charge
Every account is billed Service Charges. Services Charges recover a portion of the total cost for system operation and maintenance. Per Ordinance,  Service Charges do not fluctuate with changes in occupancy.

SETTING WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

July 2016 Dan O'Leary Washington Township Water and Sewer Rate presentation (PDF format)

September 20, 2016 Washington Township Water and Sewer Rates Workshop

September 20, 2016 Washington Water Discussion - WBRW video aprox. run time 2 hours

September 2016 Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) Rate Explanation - YouTube video aprox. run time 5 minutes

For additional assistance, contact  Heather Berger in the Department of Public works:
                                                                         (586) 786-0010 press 221 or by email.