Rates & Billing

Commercial Rates and Fees

Commercial or Non-Residential Rates

Commercial customers are charged a volumetric rate, fixed, and availability fee for both water and sewer. 

Availability Fees
This fee is based on the cost of water and wastewater projects needed to maintain 24/7 water service. These costs are present whether a customer uses water or not.

Fixed Fees
These fees recover costs associated with servicing customer accounts and cover:
  • Reading and maintaining more than 285,000 water meters
  • Investigating and responding to billing questions
  • Producing and mailing bills
  • Providing customer service
  • Receipt of receiving revenues