Wastewater Rates & Fees

Standard Wastewater Service Rates

Effective July 1, 2020

Wastewater usage is billed per thousand gallons and, unless a wastewater meter has been installed, is based on water meter readings. Residential and Commercial wastewater service are billed through a contract with Chester Metropolitan District. Industrial wastewater services is billed directly through CWR.

Monthly Base Charge

Meter Size

3/4″

1″

1.5″

2″

3″

4″

6″

8″

10″

Base Charge

$20.39

$24.04

$33.07

$43.97

$69.38

$105.68

$196.37

$305.22

$432.26

Monthly Volumetric Charge

Residential/Commercial

Industrial

Industrial Tier 1– up to 5,000,000 gallons
Industrial Tier 2– 5,000,001-10,000,000 gallons
Industrial Tier 3– 10,000,001-15,000,000 gallons
Industrial Tier 4– > 15,000,000 gallons

$9.78/1,000 gallons

 

$11.15/1,000 gallons

 

$10.04/1,000 gallons

 

$8.92/1.000 gallons

 

$8.36/1,000 gallons

Monthly High-Strength Surcharge Rates

Discharge

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

Total Suspended Solids

Ammonia (above 25 ppm)

Surcharge (per lb above 250 ppm)

$0.51

$0.69

$3.42

Tap Fees

Up to 4″ (same side of road)

All over 4″ or non-standard tap

$1,472.10

Cost of Installation

Additional Fees

Monthly Industrial Permitting Fee

Annual Septic Dumping Fee

Flat Rate (No Water Meter)

$143.11

$428/month

$48.37

Capital Recovery Fees

Meter Size

3/4″ & 5/8″

1″

2″

4″

6″

8″

10″

12″

Capacity Ratio

1

1.7

5.3

16.7

33.3

53.3

80

176.7

Fee (Rounded)

$1,440

$2,450

$7,635

$24,065

$47,980

$76,800

$115,275

$254,610