Reading Area Water Authority Rates

Water Rates Effective as of January 1, 2015

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2015 Sewer Rates

Service Charges

Meter Size Water Sewer Meter Surcharge
0.62″ $10.40 $28.93 $7.65
0.75″ $20.36 $39.51 $7.65
1″ $34.35 $58.33 $30.02
1.25″ $53.79 $73.96 $47.01
1.5″ $61.52 $105.39 $53.76
2″ $101.36 $161.86 $88.55
3″ $197.53 $293.63 $172.61
4″ $245.12 $481.87 $214.16
6″ $483.96 $952.47 $422.89
8″ $1,204.80 $1,517.19 $1,052.71
10″ $1,876.97 $2,176.03 $1,640.07

Service Charges for Fire Connections

Meter Size Water Sewer Meter Surcharge
2″ $32.80 $0.00 $28.62
3″ $48.66 $0.00 $42.51
4″ $81.39 $0.00 $71.12
6″ $149.06 $0.00 $130.23
8″ $219.85 $0.00 $192.08
10″ $289.61 $0.00 $253.05

 

Consumption Charges

0.62″ Meters

  Water
Per 100 Cu Ft $4.1087
Per 1000 Gallons $5.5073

0.75 to 10″ Meters

  Water
Per 100 Cu Ft
First 100,000 cu ft $5.0703
Next 400,000 cu ft $4.4365
Over 500,000 cu ft $3.7371
Per 1000 Gallons
First 750,000 Gallons $6.7749
Next 3,000,000 Gallons $5.9226
Over 3,750,000 Gallons $5.0047

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.