Water Rent, Permit & Testing Fees

Effective January 2016

Water Rent Rates
  
Water Rent
Water Rate Tier
Price / CCF
Up to 500 cubic feet
$2.14
501 CF to 5,000 cubic feet
$4.42
5,001 CF to 50,000 cubic feet
$4.63
50,001 CF to 500,000 cubic feet
$3.15
500,001 cubic feet and over
$2.75
 Please note that 1 cubic foot = 7.48 gallons. 
 
Minimum Consumption and Bill by Meter Size

Meter Size
(inches)

Minimum Consumption
(cubic feet)
Minimum Consumption
Charge
5/8 and 3/4
500
$10.75
1
2,000
$77.05
1 1/2
4,000
$165.45
2
6,000
$255.95
3, 4, 6, 8, and 10
100
$200.00

Basic Service Fee 
There is a basic service fee of $5.00 for every combined water/sewer bill. This is a charge to cover costs for meter reading and billing. This charge is the same regardless of how much water and sewer is used during the billing period.
Notes:
1.   All rates above are for customers within Town of Bethlehem Water Districts
2.   Out-of-district customers will be billed twice in-District rates
3.   A 10% late fee will be assessed on any bill not paid by the due date


Water Permit and Tap Fees
 
Water Permit Type                   Rate
Water Tap and Meter $1,650
Meter Only $620
Hydro Seeding Permit $200
Frost Bottom $120
Meter Test $60
Service Calls
(e.g., locating curb box, turning water on/off)
$60
($120 on weekends and holidays)


Backflow Prevention Device Review Fee

Type of Test   Rate
Review Fee $200


Fire Hydrant Flow Testing Fees

Type of test Rate
Witnessing of Fire Flow Test (test by others) $175.00 per test
Performance of Fire Flow Test and Analysis $350.00 per test

A service charge of 1.5% per month for permit/tap and flow testing fees for balances due after 30 days.