Reading Area Water Authority Rates

Rates Effective as of April 1, 2014

2014 Sewer Rates

Service Charges

Meter Size Water Sewer Meter Surcharge
0.62" $10.10 $27.82 $7.43
0.75" $19.77 $37.99 $7.43
1" $33.35 $56.09 $29.15
1.25" $52.22 $71.11 $45.64
1.5" $59.73 $101.34 $52.19
2" $98.41 $155.64 $85.97
3" $191.78 $282.34 $167.58
4" $237.98 $463.34 $207.92
6" $469.86 $915.84 $410.57
8" $1,169.71 $1,458.84 $1022.05
10" $1,822.30 $2,092.34 $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 Sewer
Per 100 Cu Ft $3.9900 -
Per 1000 Gallons $5.3500 $8.49

Sewer Volume Allowance

Meter Size After (in gallons)
0.62 2,000

0.75 to 10" Meters

  Water Sewer
Per 100 Cu Ft  
First 100,000 cu ft $4.9200 -
Next 400,000 cu ft $4.3100 -
Over 500,000 cu ft $3.6300 -
Per 1000 Gallons  
First 750,000 Gallons $6.5776 $9.05
Next 3,000,000 Gallons $5.7500 $7.24
Over 3,750,000 Gallons $4.8600 $6.83

Sewer Volume Allowance

Meter Size After (in gallons)
0.75 3,000
1 5,000
1.25 6,660
1.5 10,000
2 16,000
3 30,000
4 50,000
6 100,000
8 160,000
10 230,000

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.