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Water & Sewer Utility Rates
Water Consumption & Sewer Rates
Utility Rate Structure
2014 Utility Rate Structure (bi-monthly charges)
Residential Water Basic: $13.18
Residential Water Metered Consumption: $1.35/m3 of water for the first 23 m3, $1.66/m3 for water consumed in excess of 23 m3 and less than 68 m3, $1.84/m3 for water consumed in excess of 68 m3 per billing period.
Residential Sewer Basic: $13.70
Residential Sewer Metered: $1.84/m3 of water consumed per billing period.
Water used for irrigation purposes will be exempt from the sewer consumption charge on the condition that a separate water meter that measures only irrigation water must be installed and approved as per the Town’s specifications. (for multi unit only)
Storm Sewer Fixed Rate: $11.31 Mandatory charge
Residential Irrigation Water – Sewer Exemption
Water consumption averaged over the three winter billing periods (December, February and April) will establish the non-irrigation average consumption.
Water volumes consumed over the non-irrigation average consumption will be exempt from the sewer consumption charge during the three summer billing periods (June, August and October).
The guiding principles for setting utility rates are:
The philosophy is straight forward……the more you use, the more you pay.