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4/22/2020 - New Water & Sewer Rates

New Residential Water Rates

                                  Minimum monthly (up to 3,999 gallons) residential water rate:

                                                                              PREVIOUS       NEW

                             BASE RATE                            $16.55              $19.00*

                             EXCESS USAGE                     $4.20                $4.60

                             Excess water usage rate applies to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

New Commercial Water Rates

                             MTR SZ       USAGE         PREVIOUS              NEW

                             ¾”                      4,999               $20.70           $23.80

                             1”                        5,999              $24.85           $28.60

                             1 ½”                   8,999               $38.85           $44.70

                             2”                     16,999               $75.30           $86.60

                             3”                     30,999             $140.70         $161.80

                             4”                     40,999             $199.35         $229.25

                             6”                     80,999             $421.50         $484.70

                             8”                   160,999             $891.00      $1,024.65

New Fire Line Rates

                             FIRE                                 PREVIOUS            NEW

                             ¾” CONNECTION                  $13.00          $14.95

                             2” CONNECTION                   $21.75           $25.00

                             3” CONNECTION                   $31.60           $36.35

                             4” CONNECTION                   $37.55           $43.20

                             6” CONNECTION                   $69.15           $79.50

                             8” CONNECTION                  $126.50        $145.50

New Residential Sewer Rates

                             Minimum monthly residential sewer rate:

                                                                    PREVIOUS              NEW

                             BASE RATE                            $35.70         $39.00*

 

                        * Senior citizen rates for PAAD qualified Deptford residents are 50% off the monthly minimums for water and sewer.

 

 

New Commercial Sewer Rates

                             Minimum monthly commercial and industrial sewer rates:

                             MINIMUM MONTHLY SEWER RATES

                                                                         PREVIOUS              NEW

                             Up to 9,999                               $35.70           $39.00

 

                             Schools and any 1” or larger commercial meters, additional charges based on water consumption in excess of 9,999 gallons per month is charged as follows:

                             10,000 to 15,999                        $4.20             $4.65

                             16,000 to 20,999                          5.00               5.45

                             21,000 and up                               6.00              6.55

 

                             New Rates for customers with Industrial Pretreatment requiring GCUA permits. Minimum monthly for the first 20,999 gallons

                                                                               Previous              NEW

                                                                                   $94.65         $103.15

                                                 21,000 gallons and over (per 1,000 gallons)

                                                                                    $6.00             $6.55

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         Charges for tampering with a meter or theft of water will be assessed per individuals or businesses and not per location as follows:

              * First Offense $250.00

              * Second Offense $500.00

              * Third and Subsequent Offense $1,000.00

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         THE ABOVE REFLECTS RATES THAT WERE AMENDED, ALL OTHER RATES REMAIN THE SAME.

         The Water and Sewer rate increases were approved at the Authority’s April 21, 2020 Rate Hearing Public Meeting and are effective May 1, 2020.