Water Rates

Effective July 1, 2017

STANDARD WATER RATES
Hydrant Water Billed at Regular Water Rates

Up to 2,000 gallons $21.18 (Minimum Charge)
Next 8,000 gallons $8.08 per thousand gallons
Next 90,000 gallons $5.15 per thousand gallons
All over 100,000 gallons $4.74 per thousand gallons

FEES AND CHARGES

Residuals Management Fee $3.71 per 4,200 gallons
DHEC Fee $.76 per user
Non-Payment Fee $45.00
After-Hours Reconnect Fee $69.00
Pulled Meter Fee $69.00

TAP FEES

Up to 1″,
same side of road
$1,488.00
All Over 1″
or requiring non-standard work
Cost of Installation

CAPITAL PROJECTS FEE
Billed monthly based on meter size

Less than 2″ $1.94 6″ $11.58
2″ $3.87 8″ $15.44
3″ $5.07 10″ $19.30
4″ $7.73

MINIMUM CHARGES

Minimum charges are based on meter size.
Allowances include all use up to and including the gallons per tier. Any usage over tier maximum will be billed at regular water rates.

3/4″ $21.18 2,000 Gallons Allowed
1″ $37.34 4,000 Gallons Allowed
1 1/2″ $77.74 9,000 Gallons Allowed
2″ $147.62 22,000 Gallons Allowed
3″ $343.32 60,000 Gallons Allowed
4″ $620.42 115,000 Gallons Allowed
6″ $1,378.82 275,000 Gallons Allowed
8″ $2,587.52 530,000 Gallons Allowed
10″ $4,104.32 850,000 Gallons Allowed

 


ENGINEERING FEES

Backflow Testing Fee $12.00 per test
Engineering Review Fees See Fee Schedule

HYDRANT METER FEES

The 30-day permit is renewable prior to expiration. If permit expires prior to renewal, the permit holder will be returned to the queue and may be required to wait for the next available meter.

Deposits may be applied toward hydrant water usage. Any remaining deposit will be refunded by check within 15 days after the amount due is satisfied.

Hydrant water usage is billed at regular water rates.

Refundable Deposit $100.00
Single Day Permit $50.00
15-Day Permit $100.00
30-Day Permit $200.00
Meter Relocation Fee $35.00


NOTE TO CUSTOMERS: The Chester Metropolitan District will be changing its rate structure effective September 1, 2018. Many of the charges listed above will change, and residential customers may see a small decrease in their water bill. For more information on the coming changes, please click here.


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