Rates & Fees

Rates & Fees 2018-02-08T09:37:05+00:00

Providing reliable, high-quality water in the most efficient way is our number one priority. As a public agency, SCV Water can charge its customers only the true cost of providing water and services. SCV Water rates structures are determined by the division who serves you. Navigate to your service division below to learn about your rate structure.

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Rates & Fees by Division

FIXED MONTHLY SERVICE CHARGE – BY METER SIZE ($ PER MONTH)

Meter Size (inches)Effective 7/1/2017Effective 7/1/2018Effective 7/1/2019
3/4"$15.96$16.11$16.14
1"$26.66$26.90$26.96
1 1/2"$53.15$53.65$53.75
2"$85.08$85.87$86.04
2 1/2"$127.69$128.88$129.13
3"$159.62$161.10$161.42
4"$266.08$268.55$269.08
6"$532.00$536.95$538.00
8"$851.24$859.15$860.84
10"$1,223.78$1,235.15$1,237.58

COMMODITY CHARGES FOR ALL CUSTOMERS ($ PER CCF or UNIT = 748 GALLONS)

Commodity ChargesEffective 7/1/2017Effective 7/1/2018Effective 7/1/209
Uniform Volume Rate$2.0731$2.1119$2.1226
CLWA Pass Through *$0.6872$0.6723$0.6606
WRAF Adjustment **$0.2087--
Total Commodity Charge$2.9690$2.7842$2.7832
* The CLWA Pass Through charges are based on current estimates of future costs, and are subject to change based on the actual costs.

** The Water Rate Adjustment Factor (WRAF) recovers any shortage of commodity revenue due to inflation attributed to fluctuations in real demand through application of the WRAF formula and may be passed through directly to District customers as a rate adjustment per Government Code Section 53756.

MONTHLY DEDICATED FIRE SERVICE CHARGE ($ PER MONTH)

Commodity ChargesEffective 7/1/2017Effective 7/1/2018Effective 7/1/2019
Uniform Volume Rate$2.0731$2.1119 $2.1226
CLWA Pass Through *$0.6872 $0.6723 $0.6606
WRAF Adjustment **$0.2087 --
Total Commodity Charge$2.9690 $2.7842 $2.7832

JUMPER RATES

JTP Meter Size (Inches) Effective 2018
3/4"$24.00

FEES – EFFECTIVE 2/1/2010

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

DescriptionCurrent Fees
Application Fee: [*Per Section 7.2.2] $ 20.00
Disconnect Fee: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (1)]$ 30.00
Late Charge: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (2)]
Bills are delinquent 20 days from invoice date [*Per Section 8.4.7]
$ 10.00 or 10%
of balance over $100
Reconnection Charge: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (3)]
->During office hours
->After office hours or weekends
->Damaged or destroyed meter lock –(Plus cost of new lock, if meter lock is destroyed)

$ 30.00
$ 40.00
$ 50.00
First Contact Notice: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (4)]$ 15.00
Returned Check Charge: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (5)]1st $ 15.00
2nd $ 40.00
Meter Test Charge/Deposit: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (6)] $ 50.00
Pulled Meter Charge: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (7)]Actual cost to District
Unauthorized Connection and/or Water Use: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (8)] $ 1,000.00
Turn off at Main: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (9)]Actual cost to District
Property Damage: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (10)]Actual cost to District plus 10% overhead
Unread Meter Charge: [*Per Section 8.3.7 (11)] $ 200.00
Development Fee For SB-610 Water Supply Assessment: [*Per Section 10.1.7]$ 1,500.00
Development Fee For SB-221 Verification: [*Per Section 10.1.7]$ 1,500.00
Development Application Fee For Water Service: [*Per Section 10.1.6] $ 1,000.00
Plan Check Fees: [*Per Section 10.1.5]
->Deposit
–>Per Sheet

$ 500.00 (Minimum)
$ 150.00
District Personnel Rates: [*Per Section 10.8]
->Labor
->Equipment (All other outside service and materials are billed at cost)
Hourly Rates
$ 38.25 to $ 47.56
$ 10.00 to $ 25.00
Fire Hydrant Test: [*Per Section 10.13.3]$ 175.00
Copies of District Records: [*Per Section 11.1]
(Members of the public are entitled to a maximum of ten pages copied within any 60-day period at no charge.)
$ .15/page after first ten pages
Charge for Service: (Not Previously Specified)
(Where the District determines that a charge is appropriate for a particular service provided and which charge is not specified herein.)
General Manager
shall determine the amount to be charged to the Customer.
Water Waste Penalty Fee - Applied to third violation within twelve (12) calendar months of the first violation: [Per Resolution 2014-14 - Section 2]
(Penalties imposed for failure to comply with Section 2 of Resolution 2014-14 - Outdoor Watering Restrictions)
$50/day Addl. $50/day for each subsequent violation up to max of $500

FIXED MONTHLY SERVICE CHARGE – BY METER SIZE ($ PER MONTH)

Meter Size (Inches)Effective 2017Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
5/8" x 3/4"$19.98$21.45$21.88$22.32
3/4"$25.26$29.09$29.68 $30.28
1"$35.80$44.36$45.25$46.16
1 1/2"$62.16$82.55$84.21$85.90
2"$93.80$128.37$130.94$133.56
3"$178.18$250.58$255.60$260.72
4"$273.11$388.05$395.82$403.74
6"$536.79$769.93$785.33$801.04
8"$853.19$1,228.18$1,252.75$1,277.81

COMMODITY CHARGES FOR ALL CUSTOMERS ($ PER CCF or UNIT = 748 GALLONS)

Commodity ChargesTier WidthEffective 2017Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
Single Family Residential
Tier 10 – 14 CCF$1.8015---
Tier 215 – 49 CCF$2.0094---
Tier 350 and > CCF $2.6417---
Landscape-$2.6417---
All Others-$2.0094---
Uniform Rate for all
Customers
--$1.91$1.95*$1.99*

* Does not include potential wholesale water and power pass-through adjustments.

PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE PROTECTION CHARGES BY METER SIZE ($ PER MONTH)

Fireline Size (Inches)Effective 2017Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
1"$2.84$2.95$3.01$3.08
2"$5.68$5.90$6.02$6.15
4"$11.36$11.79$12.03$12.28
6"$17.04$17.68$18.04$18.41
8"$22.72$23.57$24.05$24.54
10"$28.40 $29.46$30.05$30.66
12"$34.08$35.35$36.06$36.79
14"$39.76$41.24$42.07$42.92
16"$45.44$47.13$48.08$49.05
18"$51.12$53.02$54.09$55.18
20"$56.80$58.91$60.09$61.30

JUMPER RATE CHARGES

 Effective 2017Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
Jumper Rate$45.84$53.91$55.00$56.11

Jumpers are based on 1” meter service charge plus 5 CCF of water use.

VIEW RATE STUDY HERE

FEES – EFFECTIVE 12/12/2012

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

DescriptionCurrent Fees
Cut Lock Fee$6.90
Hydrant Meter Deposit (includes Eddy valve)$1,100.00
Hydrant Meter Deposit (without Eddy valve)$900.00
Hydrant Meter Processing Fee$25.00
Meter Calibration by Bench Test (Up to 2″ meters) – no charge if meter is inaccurate *$112.00
Meter Calibration by Bench Test (> 2″ meters with testing valve in place) – no charge if meter is inaccurate *$205.00
Meter Re-check after 2 free checks (special reading at customer’s request) -no charge if meter is inaccurate$53.00
Penalty – Late Payment$10.00
Penalty – Meter Tampering/Illegal Connection$1,000 plus estimated water use
Penalty – Termination Notice$25.00
Pulled Meter Fees$23.00
Return Check Fee$43.00
Service Reconnection Fee (regular business hours)$44.00
Service Reconnection (after business hours) – Additional Fee$38.00

FIXED MONTHLY SERVICE CHARGE – BY METER SIZE ($ PER MONTH)  SCHEDULE NO.1

Meter Size (Inches)Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
5/8" x 3/4"$11.46$13.26$16.81
3/4"$17.19$19.89$25.22
1"$28.66$33.15$42.03
1 1/2"$57.31$66.30$84.06
2"$91.70$106.08$134.50
3"$171.94$198.90$252.19
4"$286.56$331.50$420.31
6"$573.13$663.00$840.63
8"$917.00$1,060.80$1,345.00
10"$1,318.19$1,524.90$1,345.00
12"$1,891.31$2,187.90$2,774.07
14"$2,579.06$2,983.50$3,782.82

COMMODITY CHARGES FOR ALL CUSTOMERS ($ PER CCF or UNIT = 748 GALLONS)

Commodity ChargeEffective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
General Metered Service,
Per Ccf
$1.744$1.762$1.637

COMMODITY CHARGES FOR UNTREATED/RECYCLED SERVICE ($ PER CCF or UNIT = 748 GALLONS) SCHEDULE NO. 5

Commodity ChargeEffective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
Untreated/Recycled Service,
Per Ccf
$1.465$1.480$1.375

PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE PROTECTION CHARGES BY METER SIZE ($ PER MONTH) SCHEDULE NO. 4

Fireline Size (Inches)Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
2"$7.06$7.52$8.36
4"$14.12$15.04$16.72
6"$21.18$22.56$25.08
8"$28.24$30.08$33.44
10"$35.30$37.60$41.80
12"$42.36$45.12$50.16
14"$49.42$52.64$58.52

JUMPER RATE CHARGES

JTP Meter Sizes (Inches)Effective 2018Effective 2019Effective 2020
3/4"$25.91$28.70$33.41
1"$37.38$41.96$50.22

Jumpers are based on the meter service charge plus 5 CCF of water use

VIEW RATE STUDY HERE

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

DescriptionCurrent Fees
Backflow Test Fee$ 70.00
Construction Meter Deposit$ 1,000.00
Construction Meter Repair$ 95.00
- Plus parts and labor
Construction Meter Set-up$ 45.00
Late Fee$ 10.00
Lock Cutting Fee$ 15.00
Meter Test < 1"$ 2.00
Meter Test > 1"$ 3.50
Reconnection Fee (after business hours)$ 50.00
Reconnection Fee (during business hours)$ 30.00
Returned Payment Fee$ 30.00
Termination Notice Fee$ 25.00
Water Waste Penalty Fee$ 50.00
- Per violation and $50
for each subsequent violation
to a max of $500/day