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Residential Wastewater Cap
  • A monthly wastewater charge is based on the winter average, and is known as the wastewater cap.
  • Residents can manage their wastewater bill and save money by monitoring water usage and repairing leaks.
  • Wastewater charges for residential households are calculated based on the winter months when water is not used for lawns.
  • For residential customers, wastewater volume charges for April through March of the following year will be calculated using the lesser of the following:
    • The customer's average monthly water usage for the latest preceding February and March bills for service
    • Or twelve thousand gallons per month. *This practice applies  to the February and March bill, which may or may not reflect all water used in February and March, depending on read dates.
  • New and existing residential customers with no water usage billed in the latest preceding February and March will be charged a wastewater volume charge based on the average water usage billed to residential customers in the latest preceding February and March. In a new residential customer's first billing cycle, the wastewater volume charge will be prorated based on the number of days for which water service was received through a meter.
  • Each April the winter average will be re-calculated.



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