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Current Rates

Water Authority Rates

Effective on all Billings after January 1, 2017
Authorized by Board action of September 28, 2016

SCHEDULE NO. 1 – Charges for Water Service

All Property Owners shall pay a charge for water service as provided by current Rules and Regulations. Quarterly charges will be assessed per thousand gallons registered according to the rate structure listed below:

$10.00 quarterly Service Fee per unit plus $5.60 per thousand gallons billed

$0.95 per thousand gallons billed for water used to fill municipal swimming pools

 

SCHEDULE NO. 2 PUBLIC FIRE SERVICE

Municipalities will be billed time and material for: new hydrant installations, relocations of existing hydrants, repairs or replacements of damaged or destroyed hydrants.

The Authority will repair all hydrants becoming inoperative due to normal operation at no cost to the municipality.

Municipalities will be responsible for the material cost for replacement of all lost or stolen hydrant caps.

 

SCHEDULE NO. 3 PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE RATES

Size of Meter or Connection  Per Annum
2 inch $86.00
3 inch $126.00
4 inch $173.00
6 inch $252.00
8 inch $505.00
10 inch $1,025.00
12 inch $1,721.00
For each private fire hydrant directly connected to main $126.00

No charge shall be made for water used in the extinguishing of accidental fires and water for any other purpose shall not be drawn from a private fire service connection.

 

SCHEDULE NO. 4 – TAPPING FEES – RESIDENTIAL

(Authorized by Board Action December 16, 2009)

Type

 Fee

Residential Units $3,025 per unit to a maximum amount based on the service line size in Schedule No. 5

 

SCHEDULE NO. 5 – TAPPING FEES – COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, & MUNICIPAL 

(Authorized by Board Action December 16, 2009)

Service Line Size

EDU

 Fee

¾” 1 $3,025
1″ 4 $12,100
1½” 9 $27,225
2″ 15 $45,375
4″ 62 $187,550

Tapping Fees for service lines 6″, 8″ and larger will be calculated upon request.

 

SCHEDULE NO. 6 – SERVICE LINE CONNECTION CHARGE

(Resolution W1092413 Effective 10/01/2013)

Service Line Connection Charges include material and labor costs for connection from main to curb box based upon service line size.

Meter & Service Line Size Municipal Roadway State Roadway
¾” $2,800 * $4,150 *
1″ $2,900 * $4,250 *
1½” $2,750 *** $4,100 ***
2″ $3,100 *** $4,375 ***

* Fees include meter pit costs.
*** Fees DO NOT include meter pit costs.

Over 2″ based on actual cost of equipment, material, labor, permit fees, and restoration costs.

 

SCHEDULE NO. 7 – MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
(Overtime charge may apply)
(Note: Effective July 1, 2005 curb keys will no longer be provided for personal use)

A. Meter Testing (per request)

Meter Size Amount
5/8 inch $60.00
Larger than 5/8 inch $75.00

B. Resumption of service after it has been terminated is $30.00.

C. Returned Check Charge is $25.00.

D. Standard Temporary Meter Deposit is $250.00.

E. Requested Service Shut Off / On (per visit) is $15.00.

F. Remove/Reset Meters (per callout):
First Meter $30.00
Additional Meters at Same Property (each) $15.00

G. Posting Delinquency Notices / Collecting Payment at Property is $15.00.

H. Penalty for Late Payment is 10% of amount overdue.

I. Meter Replacement Charge is $150.00.

J. Other Services will be as quoted.

Sanitary Authority Rates

Effective on all billings after January 1, 2017
Authorized by Board action of September 28, 2016

SCHEDULE NO. 1 – CHARGES FOR SANITARY SEWER SERVICE

All Property Owners shall pay a charge for sewer service as provided by current Rules and Regulations. Quarterly charges will be assessed per thousand gallons registered according to the rate structure listed below:

City of Williamsport Rate District (Billed Quarterly)

  • $10.00 quarterly Service Fee per unit plus $11.35 per thousand gallons billed
  • $1.50 per thousand gallons billed for sewer discharged from municipal swimming pools
  • Quarterly Flat Rate (customers not on metered water)=$147.55

Loyalsock Township Rate District (Billed Quarterly)

  • All Districts 1-5 are now merged and will be assessed the rates listed below:
    • $10.00 quarterly Service Fee per unit plus $11.35 per thousand gallons billed
    • Quarterly Flat Rate (customers not on metered water) = $147.55

Woodward Township Rate District (Billed Monthly)

  • Flat Rate of $64.50 per month per EDU.

SCHEDULE NO. 2 – SURCHARGE FOR HIGH STRENGTH WASTES

All property owners shall pay a surcharge for high strength waste as provided for in Section 2.1 according to the following schedule:

lbs Per Quarter  Per lbs Excess
CBOD5, lbs. per quarter $0.21 per lb. excess (over 170 mg/l)
Suspended Solids, lbs. per quarter $0.21 per lb. excess (over 200 mg/l)
Chlorine Demand, lbs. per quarter Actual cost of chlorine per lb. per quarter in excess of 25 mg/l

SCHEDULE NO. 3 – TAPPING FEE

(Authorized by Board Action June 26, 2013)

  1. Connection Fee
    6″ Lateral and Cleanout
    Local Road…………………………………..$3,750.00
    State Maintained……………………………$5,100.00
  2. Customer Facilities Fee……………………….No charge at present
  3. Tapping Fee
    1. Capacity Part (fee per max. month average day gl. of required capacity)……………………..$3.95
    2. Collection Part………………………….No charge at present
    3. Reimbursement Part………………….No charge at present
    4. Special Purchase Part……………….No charge at present

The capacity part of the tapping fee shall be applied per resolution in the following manner:

  1. Residential Connection within the City of Williamsport:
    $908.50 Per single residential dwelling unit
  2. Non-Residential Connections within the City of Williamsport
    Based upon the wastewater capacity required by the connection as determined by the Authority’s Director of Engineering taking into consideration the volume, strength, and character of the proposed wastestream. Additional capacity charges will be assessed for concentrations that exceed the following parameters for normal residential strength wastewater:

Carbonaceous BOD……………………………………..170 mg/l
Total Suspended Solids…………………………………200 mg/l
Other pollutants that require the use of additional capacity

All fees assessed hereunder are due and payable in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Williamsport Sanitary Authority.

  • Connections outside the City of Williamsport:
    Based upon the total amount of capacity requested by that municipality as determined by the Authority’s Director of Engineering taking into consideration the volume, strength, and character of the proposed wastestream. Additional capacity charges will be assessed for concentrations that exceed the following parameters for normal residential strength wastewater:

 

Carbonaceous BOD……………………………………..170 mg/l
Total Suspended Solids…………………………………200 mg/l
Other pollutants that require the use of additional capacity

  1. Loyalsock Township Tapping Fee…………………….$4,000.00 per EDU
  2. Woodward Township Tapping Fee…………………….$5,000.00 per EDU
  3. Force Main Connection Fee…………………….$2,050.00 per Single Connection

(Authorized by Board Action August 26, 2015)

SCHEDULE NO. 4 – SEWER DEDUCT METER

(Authorized by Board Action September 24, 2014)

A $500.00 annual fee shall be charged per account for inspection, maintenance, reading, or replacement of the meter. This fee will be billed on a quarterly basis at $125.00 per quarter. In addition, customers requesting sewer deduct meters will be charged the cost of the meters for the initial installation. After the initial installation, the meter remains the responsibility of the Authority.