Rates and Fees

WATER RATES

Potable Water Rates ($ per hundred Cubic Feet)

Tier
Amount
Tier 1: 0-4 units
$3.59
Tier 2: 5-10 units
$5.69
Tier 3: 11-28 units
$6.89
Tier 4: 29+ units
$9.08
BASIC MONTHLY FEES

Applies to Single-Family Resience, Commercial & Public Entities
(1" meters used to meet Fire Code are billed at 5/8 rates)

Meter Size
Water Service
Pipeline
CRP
Monthly Total
5/8"
$11.80
$4.00
$7.50
$23.30
1"
$23.80
$8.00
$15.00
$46.80
1 1/2"
$43.80
$12.00
$22.50
$78.30
2"
$67.80
$20.00
$37.50
$125.30
3"
$131.90
$44.00
$82.50
$258.40
4"
$203.90
$68.00
$127.50
$399.40
6"
$404.10
$132.00
$247.50
$783.60

*CRP-Capital Replacement Program *Pipeline Surcharge
MOBILE HOME & MUTLI-FAMILY CUSTOMERS

Pipeline & Capital Replacement charges are adjusted by a multiplier of .60 for mobile homes and .72 for multi-family

Unit
Pipeline
CRP
Mobile Home (1st unit)
$4.00
$7.50
additional unit
$2.40
$4.50
Multi-Family (1st unit)
$4.00
$7.50
additional unit
$2.88
$5.40
LATE/ NON PAYMENT

Delinquent Charge10%
(% of balance for first 30 days/$10.00 min)
Disconnection Fee$40.00
Reconnection Fee$20.00
After-Hours Turn on Fee$80.00
MISCELLANEOUS CUSTOMER CHARGES

Account Transfer/Set-up$25.00

Credit Check$10.00
   Guarantee Deposit:Good Credit$0.00
Fair Credit$150.00
Poor Credit$250.00
   Commercial: 3 months estimated average bill

Service Installation ChargeActual Cost
(estimate of installation will be provided upon request)

Credit Card Payment by Phone
(If less than $150.00)
$2.95

Meter Removal$20.00

Pulled Meter Reinstllation$20.00

PENALITIES:
   Broken Locks$20.00
Plus Lock
   Non-Sufficient Funds/Returned Item
      (multiple occurrences will require $250 deposit)
$25.00
   No Show for Appointments$20.00
   Unauthorized Use Penalty
      (3 months of average annual water use)
 
NEW SERVICE ACQUISITION FEE
For new service and does not include materials and labor costs (call for estimated costs) not including meter cost

Meter Size
Amount
1" meets Fire Code (5/8 meter use)
$5,418
1"
$10,836
1 1/2"
$16,254
2"
$27,090
3"
$59,598
4"
$92,106
6"
$178,794
*new service installation minimum cost $600.00
OTHER CHARGES

Labor & Materials: Costs of service for any work provided by the District
Other Services: Other services provided by the District, not listed.
 
AD VALOREM TAX ASSESSMENTS

The District has established three ad valorem assessments associated with Morongo Basin Pipeline (State Water Project):
  1. MWA #1 based on land only and is limited to a maximum rate of $0.1125 per $100 assessed value.
  2. MWA #2 is based on land and mprovements with a rate of $0.0050 per $100 assessed value.
  3. Improvement District "M" is based on land and improvements with a rate of $0.0900 secured and $0.1000 unsecured per $100 assessed value.

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CONSTRUCTION FEES

Service Installation
(estimate of installation available upon request)
actual cost

Water Main Construction
(estimate of installation available upon request)
actual cost
Annexation Fee$787.00/acre

Inspection Fee
   Deposit
   (2% of costs with a minimum of $500.00)
actual cost

Preliminary Design & Plan Check
   Deposit:
$20.00/lot
$700.00

Landscape Plan Check
   Deposit:
actual cost
$300.00

Bulk Water Meter
   Deposit
   Monthly Reading
   Monthly Rental
   Consumption

cost of meter
$20.00
$40.00
Tier 4

Fire Flow Fee$200.00

Will Serve Letter$40.00/lot
Will Serve Letter Subdivisions
   Minor Subdivision
   (not to exceed five lots or parcels
   Major Subdivision
   Deposit:
   (exceeds five lots or parcels)

$100.00

actual cost
$250.00

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