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Rates and Charges

PWFD FY- 18 BUDGET
SCHEDULE OF RATES AND CHARGES
MAY 1, 2017 to APRIL 30, 2018
Approved: April 18, 2017
WATER SALES: Billed in Thousands of Gallons – Quarterly (or Monthly)
1k to 5k (or 1.667k Monthly) $7.28 per 1000 gallons
Over 5k (or 1.667k Monthly) $10.71 per 1000 gallons
Open Space Interruptible Over 5k (or 1.667k Monthly) $9.71 per 1000 gallons
Bulk Sales – Flat Rate $12.85 per 1000 gallons
RI Drinking Water Protection Act Surcharge $0.292 per 1000 gallons
BASE CHARGE:  Based on meter size and type
BILLED QUARTERLY FOR QUARTERLY CUSTOMERS

5/8″

D $12.51 2″ T $39.92 2″ C $54.64
3/4″ D $13.32 3″ T $53.49 3″ C $67.62
1″ D $13.90 4″ T $76.77 4″ C $97.84
1-1/2″ D $17.57 6″ T $132.47 6″ C $185.36
2″ D $30.68 6″ P $268.39
BILLED MONTHLY FOR MONTHLY CUSTOMERS
5/8″ D $7.62 2″ T $16.76 2″ C $21.66
3/4″ D $7.89 3″ T $21.28 3″ C $25.99
1″ D $8.08 4″ T $29.04 4″ C $36.06
1-1/2″ D $9.30 6″ T $47.60 6″ C $65.19
2″ D $13.67 6″ P $92.91
D = Disk T = Turbine C = Compound P = Protectus
WATER SERVICE INSTALLATIONS:
Curb Stop Installation Fee:  All costs at posted billable rates, plus tapping fee and, if required, missile fee.
Down Payment required:  $1,800 for same side curb stop with main in shoulder, $3,100 for same side curb stop with main under pavement, and $4,300 for opposite side curb stop.
Additional deposit may be required for state roads and certain town roads as determined by the District.
Inspection and Administration Fee:  $750 plus $80 per hour for Operation’s Staff for each hour over four hours is assessed for each curb stop installation.
Tapping Fee – up to 1-1/2″: $100
Tapping Fee – 2″ and up: At Cost
Missile Fee – per day: $335
Missile Rental Fee – per day: $430 plus manpower at posted rates
Meter Installation and Service Line Inspection Fee:
5/8″ D $425 2″ T $1,660 2″ C $2,610
3/4″ D $525 3″ T/D $2,700 3″ C $3,600
1″ D $580 4″ T/D $3,700 4″ C $5,100
1-1/2″ D $900 6″ T/D $5,500 6″ C $8,700
2″ D $1,060 6″ P $14,000
HYDRANT CHARGE:
Public: $349 ea,
Agricultural: $75 ea.
PRIVATE FIRE < 2″ 4″ 6″ 8″ 10″
SERVICE CHARGE: $19 $120 $349 $744 $1,337
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES:
Late Charge on Unpaid Water Bill $2 each month
Interest on Delinquent Account 1% per month
Materials Cost plus 25% mark-up
Legal Service Rate $195 per hour
Legal Bonds and Easements $200 per each
Engineering Staff Rate $100 per hour
Operations Staff Rate $80 per hour
Operations Staff Overtime Rate $93 per hour
Operations Staff Call-in Rate (3 Hour Minimum) $173 per call-in
Install/Remove Meter $80
Meter Testing $80
Repair or Replace Damaged Meter $80 plus parts
Shut-off Water $80
Turn-on Water $80
Termination of Service Process Charges for Non-Payment
Bill Notice Charge: Shut-off Date Posted on Water Bill $4
Door Notice Charge – Shut-off Notice Posted at Property $35
Preparation Charge -Bill Unpaid Prior to Posted Shut-off Date $96
Turn-on Water – Working Hours $80
Turn-on Water – Overtime $93
Turn-on Water – 3-Hour Call-in After Hours $173
Truck Fill-Up Charge $80 plus water
Service Charge $80 per each/hour
Mid-Cycle Bill Charge $33.50 per each (added 7/19/16)
Returned Check Fee $25 per check
Fire Flow Test $700 each
PROPERTY TAX RATE: $0.22 per $1,000 of assessed value

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