Fees and Rates

Rates effective April 01, 2020.

Service Fees

Administrative Fee (non-refundable)  to initiate service $10.00
Regular Hours Reconnection re-establish service $50.00
After Hours Reconnection re-establish service $75.00
Regular Hours Service Call can be billed $25.00
After Hours Service Call can be billed $35.00
Late Fee 5% of outstanding bill TBD
Unauthorized Water Service Turn-On plus any damages $100.00
Unauthorized Fire Hydrant Usage plus any damages $500.00
Meter Long-term Maintenance Fee Applies to all meters inactive for three or more years $100.00
Backflow Inspection $25.00
Plan Review Fee per sheet $50.00
NSF Returned Check Fee due when notified $30.00
Lien Release Fee $50.00

Service Deposits

Residential Service Deposit to initiate service $70.00 Minimum
Nonresidential Service Deposit to initiate service TBD

Residential service deposit is intended to cover 2 months of charges and may increase based on usage and payment history.

Business service deposits will be calculated based on 2 months of charges of similar customers.

 

Leavenworth Waterworks requires meter deposits from the following:

  • Renters
  • Homeowners that have not previously had service with Leavenworth Waterworks
  • Businesses
  • Customers who have not established a satisfactory payment history. (i.e., late notices, returned checks, disconnects, outstanding bills, etc.)

Meter deposits are not required for the following:

  • Homeowners with good credit history with Leavenworth Waterworks
  • Property Managers who have established a prompt payment history
  • Homeowners who were refunded their deposit and have maintained prompt payment

Service Deposit Refunds

  • Homeowner occupied dwellings – may be refunded after 12 consecutive months of timely payment history
  • Property owner occupied businesses – may be refunded after 12 consecutive months of timely payment history.

Retail Water Rates

A minimum charge of $15.00 applies to all retail customers each month. This minimum charge also pays for the first two units (0,1 or 2 units) of water usage. An additional amount is then charged for each unit above the minimum charge for the first two units.

Unit (ccf) Rate Notes
0 – 2 $15.00 includes all usage
3 – 10 $4.05 per unit of usage
11 – 50 $3.71 per unit of usage
51 – 1000 $3.08 per unit of usage
1001 – Over $2.34 per unit of usage

 1 unit (CCF) = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons of water

Wholesale Water Rates

Unit (ccf) Rate Notes
0 – 2 $11.37 includes all usage
3 – 10 $3.98 per unit of usage
11 – 50 $3.63 per unit of usage
51 – 1000 $3.01 per unit of usage
1001 – Over $2.10 per unit of usage

 1 unit (CCF) = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons of water

New Meter Fees

Meter fees include both material and installation except extraordinary expenses such as pavement and sidewalk repair, street borings by subcontractors, rock excavating, etc.

Size Flow/gpm Fee
5/8″ 1 – 20 $2,800.00
3/4″ 2 – 30 $3,100.00
1″ 3 – 50 $5,000.00
1 1/2″ 5 – 100 $8,500.00
2″ 8 – 160 $11,400.00
>2″ will be determined on
a case by case basis

Fire Hydrant Meter Fees

deposit $1,500.00
monthly administrative fee $50.00
water usage, per CCF $5.00