Rates & Charges

 

The fees shown are subject to change at any time, without notice. AMWC may also require the shareholder to fulfill other conditions, such as the design and construction of water main extensions, before it will provide water service to the property.

Water Rates

Minimum Rate per Meter Size (No water use is included in the minimum monthly rate)

Meter Size
Minimum Rate
Note
3/4 Inch Meter
$26.00
5/8 Inch Meter
$26.00
1 Inch Meter
$32.00
1 1/2 Inch Meter
$38.00
2 Inch Meter
$63.00
3 Inch Meter
$193.00
4 Inch Meter
$243.00
6 Inch Meter
$378.00
Fire Line
$20.00
Hydrant Meter
$83.00
Multi-Unit, MFR (per unit)
$15.50
Mobile Home parks, apartments
Multi-Unit, SFR (per unit)
$15.50
SFR with <= 1 EDU
Multi-Unit, SFR (per unit)
$26.00
SFR with > 1 EDU
Motels (per unit)
$5.75
SFR w/ADU
$26.00
$26.00 Per Unit

 

Charges for Water Consumption

Tier
Use
Single Family Residential (SFR)
Non Single-Family Residential (Non-SFR)
Tier 1
1,000 - 10,000 Gal
$2.70 per thousand gallons
$2.70 per thousand gallons
Tier 2
11,000 - 25,000 Gal
$3.90 per thousand gallons
$3.90 per thousand gallons
Tier 3
26,000 - 50,000 Gal
$5.40 per thousand gallons
$5.40 per thousand gallons
Tier 4
51,000 - 75,000 Gal
$6.10 per thousand gallons
$6.10 per thousand gallons
Tier 5
>75,000 Gal
$8.10 per thousand gallons

 

NOTES:

  • Non-SFR - commercial, irrigation, multi-family residential, industrial

  • 15% pumping surcharge is not reflected in the rates above

 

Additional Monthly Charges

Charge
Fee
Description
NWP Surcharge
$5.00
Does not apply to Fire Lines or accounts on Standby
PFAS Surcharge
$0.10
$0.10 per 1,000 gallons used, for the capital costs associated with PFAS treatment
Pumping Surcharge
15%
Properties in a pumping surcharge area are subject to an additional 15%
Standby
$10.00
Available only after 2 months of no usage. Standby charge starts on the 3rd month

 

Penalty Charges

Charge
Fee
Description
Policy
After-Hours Turn On
$100.00
Applied to accounts for after-hours turn on if service was shut off for non-payment
Delinquent Shut-Off Fee
$50.00
Applied to account when service is shut-off for non-payment
Late Payment Fee
$5.00 or 10% of the past due balance, whichever is greater, on past due balances of $25.00 or more
Applied the 6th day of the month after due date
Returned Check Fee
$20.00
Applied to account for check returned for insufficient funds
 
 

Connection Fees

 

Board Policy 1.2.4 [pdf]

A connection fee is charged for each water meter connection. This fee is based on meter size, type of use, number of units, and fire sprinkler requirements. AMWC uses connection fee revenue to develop new water sources for its shareholders. Connection fees are based on the potential impact that a water service has on the water supply system. EDU is defined as an Equivalent Dwelling Unit. The connection fees for single-family residences and commercial units are as follows:

Meter Size
EDU
Connection Fee
3/4 Inch
1.00
$19,600
1 Inch
2.50
$49,000
1 1/2 Inch
5.00
$98,000
2 Inch
8.00
$156,800
3 Inch
16.00
$313,600
4 Inch
30.00
$588,000
6 Inch
case by case
case by case

NOTES:

  1. Connection fees are based on number of EDU's or meter size, whichever is greater.

  2. All common area landscaping and other amenities on the property shall obtain water through a dedicated irrigation service.

  3. Includes RV park spaces and bed & breakfast units

  4. Dedicated Fire Lines are allowed on commercial and industrial properties only.

 
Service Classification
EDU/Unit
Connection Fee
Notes
Residential, Single-Family (primary residence)
1.00
$19,600
1
Residential, Condominium (without dedicated landscape meter)
0.50
$ 9,800
1
Residential, Condominium (with dedicated landscape meter)
0.25
$ 4,900
1, 2
Residential, Multi-family (without dedicated landscape meter)
0.50
$ 9,800
1
Residential, Multi-family (with dedicated landscape meter)
0.25
$ 4,900
1, 2
Residential, Mobile Home Park
0.50
$ 9,800
1
Commercial, Hotel (with dedicated landscape meter, no restaurant)
0.20
$ 3,920
1, 2, 3
Commercial, Hotel (with dedicated landscape meter, restaurant)
0.25
$ 4,900
1, 2, 3
Commercial, Fire Line
0.00
$ 0
4
Commercial, Condominium (without dedicated landscape meter)
0.50
$ 9,800
1
Commercial Condominium (with dedicated landscape meter)
0.25
$ 4,900
1, 2
Commercial
based on meter size
based on meter size
Industrial
based on meter size
based on meter size
Irrigation
based on meter size
based on meter size
 

Service Installation Fees


Board Policy 1.4.3 [pdf]

A $4,400 installation fee deposit must be paid when the meter application is submitted. The property owner will be billed or refunded the difference between the deposit and the actual meter installation cost.

 Other Installation Fees  

 

Meter Set Fee - Charge to install a water meter in a service installation constructed by a contractor.

 

Meter Adjust Fee - $280 Charge to relocate a water meter in line with the existing meter. Customer is required to connect customer side of meter.

 

Residential Meter Upgrade - Charge to upgrade from one meter size to another. Note that the connection fee rate for a 1 inch meter will be computed at the 3/4 inch meter rate only when the larger meter is needed for a residential fire sprinkler system. Meter upgrade issues under this allownace are subject to additional conditions and restrictions.

 

Meter Downgrade 

  • There is no charge to downgrade to a smaller size meter

  • When a meter is downgraded, the difference in the connection fee is lost

  • If a customer decides to go back to a larger meter after downgrade, the difference in the connection fees between the two meters will have to be paid.

 

Service Kill Fee - $450

Tap Charge - AMWC will provide a quotation

Recovery Fees - 6% Interest Rate, $61.00/LF OF 6", $68.00/LF OF 8" & $84.00/LF OF 10" Rate On Main Extensions

 
Meter Size
Fee
3/4 Inch Meter
$215.00
1 Inch Meter
$300.00
1 1/2 Inch Meter
$565.00
2 Inch Compound
$1,780.00
From
To
Fee
Other Fees
5/8 Inch
3/4
$325.00
N/A
3/4 Inch
1
$325.00
The difference in the connection fees bewteen the two meters
All other upgrades
N/A
N/A
The difference in connection fees between the two meters plus a Time & Materials meter upgrade fee
 

Hydrant Meter Fees

Charge
Description
Fee
Hydrant Meter Deposit
Refundable Deposit
$910.00
Hydrant Meter Set Up
New hydrant meter set-up charge
$83.00
Hydrant Meter Move
Move existing hydrant meter
$75.00