Fees and Rates

Rates effective April 01, 2020.

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

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.

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

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