Reading Area Water Authority Rates

Water Rates Effective as of January 1, 2014

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2014 Sewer Rates

Service Charges

Meter Size Water Meter Surcharge
0.62″ $10.10 $7.43
0.75″ $19.77 $7.43
1″ $33.35 $29.15
1.25″ $52.22 $45.64
1.5″ $59.73 $52.19
2″ $98.41 $85.97
3″ $191.78 $167.58
4″ $237.98 $207.92
6″ $469.86 $410.57
8″ $1,169.71 $1022.05
10″ $1,822.30 $1,592.30

Service Charges for Fire Connections

Meter Size Water Meter Surcharge
2″ $31.84 $27.79
3″ $47.24 $41.27
4″ $79.02 $69.05
6″ $144.72 $126.44
8″ $213.45 $186.49
10″ $281.17 $245.68

 

Consumption Charges

0.62″ Meters

  Water
Per 100 Cu Ft $3.9890
Per 1000 Gallons $5.3469

0.75 to 10″ Meters

  Water
Per 100 Cu Ft
First 100,000 cu ft $4.922576
Next 400,000 cu ft $4.307254
Over 500,000 cu ft $3.628278
Per 1000 Gallons
First 750,000 Gallons $6.57758
Next 3,000,000 Gallons $5.750078
Over 3,750,000 Gallons $4.858922

Connection Fees

Updated March 14, 2006

Connection Size Installation Charge
0.75 $3,170.80
1 $3,202.80
1.5 $3,610.04
2 $3,780.04
Size of Main 4″ 6″ 8″ 10″ 12″
4″ $3,492.00
6″ $3,553.00 $4,222.00
8″ $3,641.00 $4,394.00 $4,823.00
10″ $3,775.00 $4,623.00 $5,125.00 $5,407.00
12″ $4,077.00 $4,770.00 $5,405.00 $5,645.00 $5,888.00
16″ $3,953.00 $5,070.00 $5,644.00 $5,945.00 $6,398.00
20″ $4,406.00 $5,372.00 $5,886.00 $6,247.00 $6,880.00
24″ $5,311.00 $5,674.00 $5,550.00 $6,548.00 $7,801.00
30″ $5,674.00 $5,976.00 $6,519.00 $7,455.00 $8,389.00
36″ $6,037.00 $6,354.00 $7,425.00 $8,299.00 $9,024.00

Tapping Fees

Updated March 14, 2006

Meter Size Fee
0.62″ $3,017.00
0.75″ $3,017.00
1″ $7,542.00
1.5″ $15,085.00
2″ $24,136.00
3″ $48,272.00
4″ $75,425.00
6″ $150,850.00
8″ $241,360.00
10″ $346,955.00

Abandonment Fees

Size Fee
0.62″ $1,918.00
0.75″ $1,918.00
1″ $1,918.00
1.25″ $1,918.00
1.5″ $2,068.00
2″ $2,068.00
3″ $2,697.00
4″ $2,697.00
6″ $2,697.00
8″ $3,101.00
10″ $3,101.00

Also add $56.00 administration fee Also $300 Inspection Charge on new services with 2″ meters and above.

STATE HIGHWAY: An Additional “Minimum Charge” of $450.00 will be added to the total abandonment’s fee for all abandonment that are performed on a State Highway.