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Quarterly bills are sent in January, April, July and October.

Rates are based upon consumption; inclining block rates are set to encourage conservation. Thus, the highest users pay a higher rate, so using less will save you money.   

Water Rates Effective 7/1/2022    
Quarterly Water Rates Rate/Fee Notes
Base Rate 45.00 Quarterly
1,000 to 8,000 Gallons 1.42 Per 1,000 Gallons
8,001 to 15,000 Gallons 2.92 Per 1,000 Gallons
15,001 to 40,000 Gallons 4.35 Per 1,000 Gallons
40,001 +  6.31 Per 1,000 Gallons
     
Sewer Rates Effective 7/16/2021    
Quarterly Sewer Rates - If connected Rate/Fee Notes
Base Rate 75.00 Quarterly
1,000 to 8,000 Gallons 0.00 Included with base
8,001 to 15,000 Gallons 5.43 Per 1,000 Gallons
15,001 to 40,000 Gallons 5.83 Per 1,000 Gallons
40,001 +  6.05 Per 1,000 Gallons
     
FIRE PROTECTION    
Residential 40.00 Quarterly
Commercial  65.00 Quarterly
     
BACKFLOW PREVENTION TEST FEES  FREQUENCY OF INSPECTION IS BASED ON DEVICE TYPE  
First Device 70.00 Per Device (Annual or Semi-Annual)
Re-Test  45.00 Per Device
Backflow/Cross-Connection Survey 100.00 Hour
     
SERVICE TIGHT PROTECTION PLAN    
Up to and Including 2” Water Service 17.00 Quarterly
     
ADMINISTRATIVE & COLLECTION FEES    
Notice Fee – Violation | Collection 10.00 Per Violation | Collection Notice
Copies (950 CMR 32.06) 0.05 Each
Research Request 22.00 Per Hour
Return Check Fee 25.00 Per Item
Demand Charge 25.00 Per Demand Notice
Unauthorized Hydrant Use 1,000.00 Each Offense
Tampering Fee (MGL, Chapter 65, §11):Triple the amount of damages sustained thereby or $1,000.00
     
SERVICE FEES    
Service Call During Working Hours 50.00 Per hour (1 hour minimum)
Service Call After Working Hours* 200.00 Labor rate $50 x 4 hours
Missed Appointment/No Access 50.00 Fee
Electrician Labor/Water Services Only 50.00 Per hour
Transfer of Property Final Read 60.00 Per request
Seasonal Turn On/Off or Plumbing Test 50.00 Each 
Out-of-Rotation On/Off 50.00 Fee during working hours
Fire Flow Test 50.00 Per hour
Reconnection Fee 50.00 Per hour (doesn’t include cost for turn off)
Markout Request 1-2 requests 25.00 Per markout ($25 each request)
Markout Request more than 2  50.00 Per hour
Fire Flow Test 50.00 Per hour
Meter Test 3.00 Plus 1 hr. service call
Hydrant Mtr Setup/Removal 100.00 Per day 
Hydrant Meter Usage 20.00 Per 1,000 gals.
Private Hydrant Inspection 50.00 Per hour
*Service calls on a holiday are subject to double the overtime rate pricing  
 
WATER SERVICE, WATER MAIN EXTENSION & FIRE SERVICE FEES  
Water Service Application Fee 50.00 New & Renewal
Water Service Renewal Quote Application Fee + Time & Materials
New Water Service Quote Application Fee + System Development Fee + Time & Materials
Water Main Extension Quote Application Fee + System Development Fee
Fire Service Quote Application Fee + System Development Fee
     
SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEE SCHEDULE    
1" Tap 500.00  
1.5" Tap 750.00  
2" Tap 1,000.00  
4" Tap 2,000.00  
6" Tap 3,000.00  
8" Tap 4,000.00  
10" Tap 5,000.00  
12" Tap 6,000.00  
16" Tap 8,000.00  
     
METER FEES subject to change    
5/8” E-Coder 408.06  
3/4" E-Coder 524.08  
1” E-Coder 689.50  
1-1/2” E-Coder 1,222.06  
2” E-Coder 1,475.03  
2” E-Coder Compound 3,403.17  
3” E-Coder Compound 4,878.62  
4” E-Coder Compound 6,142.25  
     

The rates above are effective as of July 1, 2022 unless noted otherwise