Water/Sewer Rates

Each April 1 water and sewer rates are adjusted by an amount equal to the lesser of 3.5% or the year to year percentage change in the Portland-Salem Consumer Price Index, Urban Consumers (CPI-U) as of December of the preceding calendar year. The billing rate will be the adjusted rate rounded to the nearest $0.05.

Water Base Rates

  In City Out of City Wholesale
Residential      
       
Single Family Dwelling Unit $17.70 $26.55 $19.45
Duplex, per Dwelling Unit 13.50 20.30 14.90
Multiple-Family (3 or more), per unit 10.20 15.35 11.20
Motels, per unit 6.70 10.00 7.35
Recreation Vehicle Spaces, per space 4.50 6.75 4.95
       
Commercial, industrial, etc.      
1" or less meter 22.00 33.00 24.20
1 1/2" 39.35 59.10 43.30
2" 62.05 93.00 68.25
3" 111.90 167.80 123.05
4" 203.80 305.70 224.15
6" 289.40 434.20 318.35
8" 548.05 822.05 602.85
10" or greater 806.70 1210.10 887.40
       
Fire Service (per diameter inch) 8.30    
       

Water Volumetric Rates

  In City Out of City Wholesale
Usage      
First 19 units: $1.10 $1.65 $1.20
20 units to 149 units: 1.25 1.85 1.35
150 units or more: 1.30 1.95 1.40
       
1 unit = 100 cubic feet or approximately 748 gallons  

Fire Equipment Charges

Water Service Fees
Meter Size Service
5/8 to 1" $2.25 4" $45.00 Meter Removal/Shut-off fee $38.60
1 1/2" 9.00 6" 72.00 Reinstallation charge 32.15
2" 14.15 8" 153.00 Overtime fee 45.00
3" 27.00 10" 342.00 Doorhanger fee 12.85
        Late Notice 5.00
           

Temporary Water Service

   
  In City
Service  
7 days or less (500 cu. ft. of water) $38.60
   
Fire hydrant connection (15 days) 238.00
Fire hydrant connection (30 days) 463.20
- Location of fire hydrant service changed 64.35
   
Installation charges and deposits:  
- Metered service (deposit) 90.05
   
Fire hydrant connection  
- Installation fee 90.05
- Minimum water charge (15 days) 238.00
- Refundable equipment deposit 643.30
   

Sewer Base Rates

     
  In City Out of City
Residential (single family dwelling) $29.70 $44.60
     
Transient (Hotels, rooming houses, etc)    
- 1st Unit 29.70 44.60
- Each and every unit 15.25 22.80
     
Commercial (Light)    
- Minimum charge (1,100 cubic feet) 29.70 44.60
- Per additional 100 cubic feet 1.65 2.55
     
Commercial (Heavy)    
- Flow (per 100 cubic feet) 0.90 1.45
- B.O.D. (per lb.) 0.75 1.20
- Suspended solids (per lb.) 0.90 1.45
     
RV Spaces (Each unit) 7.55 11.35
     
Wholesale    
- Base Rate 32.70  
- Usage 1.80  
- Hotel 16.80  
- RV Space 8.30  
     

Sewer Services

  In City
Service  
Septic Waste  
- First 500 gallons $55.15
- Each additional 500 gallons 55.15
   
Lab Fees  
- B.O.D. (per sample) 35.50
- E.Coli (per sample) 29.55
- Total Coliform (per sample) 29.55
- Suspended Solids (per sample) 17.75
- Digester (per sample) 23.65
- Total Solids (per sample) 5.95
- Ammonia Nitrogen 23.65
   

Service Connections:  Installation Charges

  In City Out of City
         
  No Pavement With Sidewalk No Pavement With Pavement With Sidewalk and Pavement
 
Service Size        
3/4" $1010.00 $1,524.70 $1,846.35 $2,361.00
1" 1,125.80 1,640.45 1,962.15 2,476.80
1 1/2" 1,640.45 2,155.10 2,476.80 2,991.45
2" 2,258.05 2,772.70 3,094.40 3,609.05
Over 2" Actual cost of field labor, materials, plus 40% (for overhead).
  A full deposit based on an estimated cost is required before 
  installation.      
         
Cross Connection (underground sprinklers)    
- Permit Fee     $36.35  
- First Inspection and/or test of backflow $24.25  
         

 

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