Rates and Fees

Effective January 1, 2022 (Board of Directors approved 8/26/21)

CUSTOMER DEPOSIT

taken at the time of application…..(deposit kept until service is terminated)

  • Residential – 5/8” to 1” meter $100.00 per unit
  • Commercial - 5/8” to 1” meter $150.00 per unit
  • Commercial – 1.5” and greater to be dtermined at time of application by engineer's calculations

RESIDENTIAL WATER RATES

Single Family Home and Duplex-with two meters:

Base Rate $23.75 per unit

Usage:

  • Block 1 (up to 2,000 gallons) $5.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (3,000 – 6,000 gallons) $8.20 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (7,000 – 12,000 gallons) $10.09 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (13,000 + gallons) $11.99 per 1,000 gallons

Multi Family - .95 ERC (includes: Duplex-with one meter, Apartments, Condominiums, Mobile Home Park, Recreational Vehicle Park and all other structures used as residence):

Base Rate $23.75 X .95 ERC X number of units

Usage:

  • Block 1 (up to 2,000 gallons) $5.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (3,000 – 6,000 gallons) $8.20 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (7,000 – 12,000 gallons) $10.09 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (13,000 + gallons) $11.99 per 1,000 gallons

 

COMMERCIAL WATER RATES

Base Rate:

  • 5/8” & ¾” meter $40.33 per unit
  • 1” meter $100.83 per unit
  • 1 ½” meter $201.65 per unit
  • 2” meter $322.64 per unit
  • 3” meter $645.29 per meter
  • 4” meter $1,008.26 per meter
  • 6” meter $2,016.53 per meter
  • 8” meter $3,226.44 per meter
  • 10” meter $4,638.01 per meter

Usage 5/8” and ¾” meter:

  • Block 1 (up to 2,000 gallons) $7.57 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (3,000 – 6,000 gallons) $9.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (7,000 – 12,000 gallons) $12.11 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (13,000 + gallons) $14.39 per 1,000 gallons

Usage 1” meter:

  • Block 1 (up to 5,000 gallons) $7.57 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (6,000 – 15,000 gallons) $9.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (16,000 – 30,000 gallons) $12.11 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (31,000 + gallons) $14.39 per 1,000 gallons

Usage 1.5” meter:

  • Block 1 (up to 10,000 gallons) $7.57 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (11,000 – 30,000 gallons) $9.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (31,000 – 60,000 gallons) $12.11 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (61,000 + gallons) $14.39 per 1,000 gallons

Usage 2” meter and greater:

  • Block 1 (up to 16,000 gallons) $7.57 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 2 (17,000 – 48,000 gallons) $9.84 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 3 (49,000 – 96,000 gallons) $12.11 per 1,000 gallons
  • Block 4 (97,000 + gallons) $14.39 per 1,000 gallons

LATE FEES

Water bills that are not paid by the due date (as listed on the monthly bill) will have a $10.00 penalty added to amount due

 

NON-PAYMENT OF WATER BILLS

Water bills not paid by the fifth calendar day after the due date will result in the water service being shut off.

The following penalties will be applied to resume water service after a shut off (during CHWA work hours):

  • 1st Offense $100.00
  • 2nd Offense (in 12-month period) $150.00
  • 3rd Offense (in 12-month period) $300.00

The following penalties will be applied to resume water service after a shut off (after CHWA work hours):

  • 1st Offense $200.00
  • 2nd Offense (in 12-month period) $300.00
  • 3rd Offense (in 12-month period) $600.00

CREDIT CARD CONVENIENCE FEE

3.0 % on amounts $300.00 or more

INSUFFICIENT CHECK / ACH RETURN FEES

  • Value of check/ACH does not exceed $50 $25.00
  • Value of check/ACH exceeds $50 but less than $300 $30.00
  • Value of check/ACH exceeds $300 or more $40.00 or 5% of Value (greater of the two)

SCHEDULED TURN OFF/ON *******MUST BE SCHEDULED AT LEAST ONE BUSINESS DAY IN ADVANCE

Member will be allowed 1 free scheduled turn off and 1 free scheduled turn on per year.
After the one free per year scheduled turn off is used, the following fees applies:

  • Turn Off $20.00
  • Turn On $20.00

 

EMERGENCY TURN OFF / ON ********LESS THAN ONE DAY NOTICE

 

  • Emergency Turn Off / On (during CHWA work hours) $100.00
  • Emergency Turn Off / On (after CHWA work hours) $150.00

 

METER READING FEE

Meter Reading Fee $50.00 If problem is found with the meter, fee will not be charged

METER TAMPERING FEE

If customer tampered with meter $500.00

METER TAMPERING – REPAIRS

Cost of Repairs + 25%

FIRE SERVICE CHARGES AND LINE EXTENSION CHARGES

All line sizes: Contractor Quote + 10%
Additional costs for installation:

  • Engineering Review Policy Established 5/8/18
  • Certified Inspection Policy Established 5/8/18

(For a Line Extension: customer can obtain an additional quote from a fully licensed utility contractor. This contractor has to be approved by CHWA. CHWA holds the right to charge Engineering and Certified Inspection charges as outlined above.)

HYDRANT METERS

 

  • Hydrant meter install $150.00
  • Hydrant meter deposit $1,000.00

HYDRANT FLOW TEST $200.00

PERMIT REVIEW / INSPECTION CHARGE

See Policy Established 5/8/18

 

SYSTEM CAPACITY FEE - FOR NEW SERVICE

  • Single Family & Duplex-with two meters ( 1 ERC* per unit) $3,800.00
  • Duplex - with one meter ( .95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
  • Apartment & Condo (.95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
  • Mobile Home (.95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
  • Recreational Vehicle ( .95 ERC* per unit) $3,610.00
  • Commercial and All Other Developments to be determined at time of application based on engineer’s calculation

(* ERC - Equivalent Residential Connection - unit of measure used to calculate the equivalent usage of non-residential land use types as compared to a residential single- family property. One ERC is equal to the expected service demand of one average residential property is currently established to be equivalent to 175 gallons of potable water per day.)

SERVICE INSTALL - RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, IRRIGATION

  • 5/8" meter  short service $2,000.00 / long service $2,500.00 *
  • 3/4" meter short service $2,000.00 /long service $2,500.00 *
  • 1.0" meter short service $2,000.00 / long service $2,500.00 *
  • 1.5" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10% 
  • 2.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%
  • 3.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%
  • 4.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%
  • 6.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%
  • 8.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%
  • 10.0" meter short/ long service Cost + 10% Cost + 10%

    *up to 75 feet - Add'l length = Cost + 10%

UNDER ROAD BORING COST TO CONNECT Cost + 10%

UNDER OTHER PIPE BORING COST TO CONNECT Cost + 10%

SIDEWALK / SWALE REPAIRS Cost + 10%

METER INSTALL - RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, IRRIGATION

 

  • 5/8" meter $500.00
  • 3/4" meter $500.00
  • 1.0" meter Cost + 10%
  • 1.5" meter Cost + 10%
  • 2.0" meter Cost + 10%

METER RELOCATE Cost + 10%