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Current Water and Sewer Rates

The rates in effect today were implemented on August 1, 2016.  Water and Sewer Rates Effective 08/01/2016

Proposed Water Rates - Effective January 1, 2018 

The recommendation to modify water rates will be presented to City Council on November 7, 2017.  Rate modifications are recommended based on the 2017 Cost of Service Study (see below).  Proposed water rates will take effect on January 1, 2018 and will first appear on the February billing statements.

To view the 2017 Cost of Service Study, Proposition 218 Notice or to compare the existing and new rate models, please review the documents below:
2017 Proposition 218 Notification
Water Cost of Service & Rate Study
Rate Comparison Calculators

2017 Water Cost of Service Process

The 2017 Cost of Service Study analyzed historical consumption data, costs to treat and deliver potable water and determine revenue requirements to recover the cost to operate the City's water utility service.  For more information and to review documents relevant to this process, click here.

2018 Sewer Cost of Service Process

The City will initiate a comprehensive Cost-of-Service Study in 2018 to examine the costs to provide wastewater services.  The Study will examine the costs and revenue requirements to operate and maintain the City's wastewater infrastructure. 

Wholesale Water Supply Pass-through Rate

The proposed water rate structure will decouple the cost of wholesale water from the existing consumption-based rates.  This new fee will appear separately on the utility bills and reflects the actual cost to purchase wholesale water.

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Historical Documentation

To review historical documentation for the water and sewer rates, click here.

 

 

Related Links:
Utility Billing
Water Conservation
Mandatory Restrictions on Water Waste
Supporting Documentation & Historical Data