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WATER AND SEWER RATES

NON - RESIDENTIAL WATER RATES

Bi-monthly Water Capacity Fees
March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Meter Size Rate
3/4 inch $13.44
1 inch $13.44
1.5 inch $20.32
2 inch $28.57
3 inch $50.57
4 inch $75.33
6 inch $144.10
8 inch $391.66

Water Commodity Rates - Range of Use per Billing Period
March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Meter Size Tier 1 - $3.78 Tier 2 - $4.39 Tier 3 - $6.29
3/4 inch 0 - 11 HCF 12 - 18 HCF > 19+ HCF
1 inch 0 - 11 HCF 12 - 18 HCF > 19+ HCF
1.5 inch 0 - 22 HCF 23 - 36 HCF > 37+ HCF
2 inch 0 - 35 HCF 36 - 58 HCF > 59+ HCF
3 inch 0 - 70 HCF 71 - 115 HCF > 116+ HCF
4 inch 0 - 110 HCF 111 - 180 HCF > 181+ HCF
6 inch 0 - 220 HCF 221 - 360 HCF > 361+ HCF
8 inch 0 - 924 HCF 925 - 1,512 HCF > 1,513+ HCF
       
 Adopted water and sewer rates go into effect March 1, 2020. 

Each billing period is approximately 61 days (~6 billing periods per year). Increases are effective on water bills issued after March 1, 2020.

1 HCF = One Hundred Cubic Feet = 748 gallons.

SEWER RATES
 

DISCHARGE FACTORS
Mixed Use 95% at $3.15
Commercial - Low 93% at $3.31
Commercial - Medium 94% at $3.47
Commercial - High 95% at $4.60
Institutional 82% at $3.38
Church / Schools 81% at $3.25
Misc. Industrial 88% at $3.20
Wastewater Only NA
   
Bi-monthly Sewer Capacity Fees
March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Mixed Use $137.42
Commercial - Low $40.17
Commercial - Medium $85.39
Commercial - High $214.65
Institutional $64.76
Church / Schools $41.30
Misc. Industrial $79.11
Wastewater Only $93.76
 

RECYCLED WATER (NON-POTABLE) RATES

Tier Rate / HCF
All Usage $3.49
   
Recycled water is collected, treated and distributed for use by the Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility (SMURRF) located at 1625 Appian Way via the City's "purple pipe" system for non-potable uses such as landscaping and flushing toilets.
 
For more information, please visit our Rate Study page.
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