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WSA Schedule of Rates

RULES AND REGULATIONS
SCHEDULE OF RATES

Effective on all Billings after August 1, 2022
Authorized by Board action of July 27, 2022

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.  Monthly charges will be assessed per thousand gallons registered according to the rate structure listed below:

City of Williamsport Rate District (Billed Monthly)

  • $3.33 monthly Service Fee per unit plus $13.85 per thousand gallons billed
  • $1.50 per thousand gallons billed for sewer discharged from municipal swimming pools
  • Monthly Flat Rate (customers not on metered water) = $60.00

Loyalsock Township Rate District (Billed Monthly)

All Districts 1-5 are now merged and will be assessed the rates listed below:

  • $3.33 monthly Service Fee per unit plus $13.85 per thousand gallons billed
  • Monthly Flat Rate (customers not on metered water) = $60.00

Woodward Township Rate District (Billed Monthly)

  • Monthly Flat Rate (customers not on metered water) = $67.00

SCHEDULE NO. 2 - SURCHARGE FOR HIGH STRENGTH WASTE

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 - CAPITAL CHARGES
(Authorized by Board Action July 27, 2022)

  1. CONNECTION FEE

    The intent of the connection fee is to bill the customer the actual cost of installation for a new lateral.  The table below shall be followed for connections less than ten (10) feet in depth.
     

6” Lateral and Cleanout (Less than 10 feet in depth)

Amount

Local Road

$5,500.00

State Maintained

$8,000.00

Forced Main Connection

$5,000.00


Any connection deeper than 10-feet, the customer shall cover the actual cost of the connection. The customer shall be provided with the option to install their own sanitary sewer lateral for a connection deeper than 10-feet, in accordance to the WSA Rules and Regulations, with no connection fee. Should the customer choose to install their own sanitary sewer lateral, the WSA
requires an inspector on-site during installation of the cleanout to the existing sanitary sewer main. A service fee of $30 per hour for the on-site inspector shall be applied for any installation of cleanouts performed by the customer.

  1. CUSTOMER FACILITIES FEE                                                         No charge at present
     
  2. TAPPING FEE (City of Williamsport, Loyalsock Township, & Woodward Township)

Tapping Fee

Amount

a. Capacity Part (fee per max. month average day gl. of required capacity)

$10.63

b. Collection Part

No charge at present

c. Reimbursement Part

No charge at present

d. 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 WSA Service Area          $2,232.00
Per single residential dwelling unit

2. Non-Residential Connections within the WSA Service Area
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.  Please reference above Tapping Fee Table.  Additional capacity charges will be assessed for concentrations that exceed the      following parameters for normal residential strength waste water.
        Carbonaceous BOD ..............................................170mg/l
        Total Suspended Solids ........................................ 200mg/l
        Other pollutants that require the use of additional capacity

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.