Water Rates

Water Rates

Water Rates are set by the Board of Commissioners and filed with the Department of Public Utilities to reflect the true cost of providing service to customers. Please see our rate schedules and charges as of July 1st, 2021 below. All Rates PDF

Customer Base Charge:

 $6.67 per month


Water Usage Charge:

Water usage is billed in thousands of gallons per month, according to an ascending block rate schedule.                           

Usage (gallons)                                                FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

    • Level 1    0 – 5,000                                       $5.65
    • Level 2    5,001 – 10,000                             $7.07
    • Level 3   10,001 – 15,000                            $8.84
    • Level 4   15,001 – 20,000                            $11.00
    • Level 5    >20,000                                        $13.75

Debt Service Charge:

Usage (gallons)                                                FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                                            $3.26


Final Bill Charge:

$25.00
(Charge waived for Senior Citizens)

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Customer Base Charge:

 $20.00 per month


Water Usage Charge:

Water usage is billed in thousands of gallons per month, according to an ascending block rate schedule.                           

Usage (gallons)                                                FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

    • Level 1    0 – 5,000                                       $5.65
    • Level 2    5,001 – 10,000                             $7.07
    • Level 3   10,001 – 15,000                            $8.84
    • Level 4   15,001 – 20,000                            $11.00
    • Level 5    >20,000                                        $13.75

Debt Service Charge:

Usage (gallons)                                                FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                                            $3.26


Final Bill Charge:

$25.00

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Installation Charge:

 1″ Hydrant Meter         $125
3″ Hydrant Meter         $250


Base Customer Charge:

 1″ Hydrant Meter         $25.00 per month
3″ Hydrant Meter         $50.00 per month


Water Usage Charge:
Water usage is billed in thousands of gallons per month, according to an ascending block rate schedule.     

Usage (gallons)                                    FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                       $13.75


Debt Service Charge:

Usage (gallons)                                     FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                      $3.26

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Base Customer Charge:

 Residential         $6.67 per month


Water Usage Charge:
Water usage is billed in thousands of gallons per month, according to an ascending block rate schedule.     

Usage (gallons)                                    FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                       $7.07


Debt Service Charge:

Usage (gallons)                                     FY22 Rate (per 1,000 gallons)

All usage                                      $3.26

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Fees and Services

The debt service fee is collected to pay off loans that financed the construction of water infrastructure projects.

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The backflow testing charge is $75.00 for Reduced Pressure Zone (RPZ) and $125.00 for Dual Check Valves. RPZ devices must be tested semi-annually and Dual Check Valves annually. There is an additional charge of $75.00 for any backflow device which fails and is not repaired within 10 business days and retested.

The flow testing charge is $100.00 per test, plus labor. Flow testing is done, per appointment, between the hours of 10:00 and 11:00 p.m. only. Hydrants are to be operated by Water Department personnel only.

A sprinkler demand charge is billed quarterly or monthly and is based on the fire service size.

Pipe Size

Yearly Fee

Up to 2”

$862.50

3” and 4”

$1,150.00

6”

$2,300.00

8”

$4,600.00

10”

$5,750.00

12”

$6,900.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tapping fee covers all costs associated with the material, labor and equipment, as well as heat sealing as required by the Littleton Highway Department, used for installing the necessary piping from the Littleton Water Department’s distribution system (up to 1″) to the applicant(s) property line at the prevailing rates. It is the responsibility of the applicant(s) or the applicant(s) contractor to install the water service from the property line to the applicant(s) structure according to the Littleton Water Department’s specifications.

It is the responsibility of and at the cost of the applicant and/or contractor to install water mains greater than 1” from the existing main to the building.

The cross connection survey fee is $25.00

A $100.00 fee is assessed for file searches and copying of environmental assessments, other large documents and the use of the department’s GIS maps.

Manual Water Read (monthly)                                                              $25.00

Removal of the AMI Meter and Installation of Non-AMI Meter       $100.00

Re-Installation of AMI Meter                                                                 $100.00

More information on Advanced Metering Infrastructure

The connection fee is a one-time charge for connecting to the Littleton water system. The fee is assessed according to the actual size of the service applied for, or the number of dwelling units (whichever is higher), and must accompany the application. The fee includes a one inch meter. Anything other than a one-inch meter is the responsibility of the applicant and must meet the requirements of the Littleton Water Department.

 

Pipe Size

Fee (domestic service pipe)

1”

$7,565

1 ½”

$17,021

2”

$30,260

3”

$68,086

4”

$121,042

6”

$272,344

Multi-dwelling
(per apt. or living unit)

$3,783

 

Meter

Connection

Fee

5/8”

3/4”

$375.00

3/4”

1”

$425.00