SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT WATER AUTHORITY

Gales Ferry, Connecticut

860-464-0232

 

 

RATE SCHEDULE:  Effective: September 1, 2020

 

 

WATER RATE:  METER SIZE:  5/8” X 3/4”

 

First 0 to 3,000 gallons per quarter                              $71.62 MINIMUM CHARGE

All over 3,000 gallons per quarter                                        $7.93/thousand

 

WATER CONSERVATION PREMIUM:

 

An additional charge is applied to the quantity of water that is in excess of the quantity indicated for the respective meter size.  Billing calculation is for the exact number of days billed times (x) the indicated average daily quantity. 

 

 

Tier 1

                                                                                  

                                                                                     WATER CONSERVATION PREMIUM

                                                                                          PER 1,000 GALLONS OF

                                              QUANTITY – GALLONS           EXCESS QUANTITY

                                              AVERAGE          90 DAY             

METER SIZE                           DAILY    QUARTER                    

5/8” x 3/4”                                  222      20,000                       $2.78

1”                                               555      50,000                        2.78

1 1/2”                                       1,100     99,000                         2.78

2”                                             1,755   158,000                         2.78

3”                                             3,300   297,000                         2.78

4”                                             6,666   600,000                         2.78

 

 

Tier 2

 

                                                                                       WATER CONSERVATION PREMIUM

                                                                                         PER 1,000 GALLONS OF

                                              QUANTITY – GALLONS           EXCESS QUANTITY

                                              AVERAGE          90 DAY             

METER SIZE                           DAILY    QUARTER                    

5/8” x 3/4”                                   278     25,000                       $5.56

1”                                                689     62,000                        5.56

1 1/2”                                       1,400    126,000                        5.56

2”                                             2,200    198,000                        5.56

3”                                             4,122     71,000                         5.56

4”                                             8,888    750,000                        5.56

 

 

Tier 3

 

                                                                                       WATER CONSERVATION PREMIUM

                                                                                         PER 1,000 GALLONS OF

                                              QUANTITY – GALLONS           EXCESS QUANTITY

                                              AVERAGE          90 DAY             

METER SIZE                           DAILY    QUARTER                    

5/8” x 3/4”                                  333     30,000                       $8.34

1”                                               845     76,000                        8.34

1 1/2”                                       1,678   151,000                        8.34

2”                                             2,689   242,000                        8.34

3”                                             5,045   454,000                        8.34

4”                                            10,000  900,000                        8.34

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Terms:

 

Discount:       Bills are mailed every three months.  At the bottom of the bill, there are two boxes entitled “Net Bill” and “Gross Bill”.  A 5% discount is allowed if the bill is paid on or before the due date.  This discounted amount due is shown in the “Net Bill” box.

 

Past Due:       Quarterly bills not paid on or before the due date are past due; the discount is forfeited.  Pay the amount shown in the “Gross Bill” box.

 

                        **DATE OF PAYMENT MADE BY MAIL IS THE DATE RECEIVED IN THIS OFFICE.**

 

Delinquent:    Bills unpaid 60 days after billing date are delinquent.  A collection fee (see service charges) will be added to delinquent accounts.  Interest shall be applied to delinquent accounts at the rate of 1 1/2% per month or portion thereof from the billing date.

 

Termination:  Services to delinquent accounts will be terminated in accordance with the provisions of Public Act 75-625, An Act Concerning the Termination of Service by Public Utility Companies.

 

SERVICE CHARGES

 

  • Working hours by appointment                                no charge

  • Emergency call during working hours                       $   46.25

  • Emergency nights, weekends, holidays                     $ 127.00

Restoration of service previously terminated

    for non-payment or other violation of rules                 $  79.50

Collection fee for delinquent accounts                            $  22.00

Customer check returned not paid by bank                     $  46.25

Customer written request for shutoff at curb

    to terminate service                                                 $  64.50

New Account Fee                                                         $  43.50

Meter Accuracy test requested by customer:

    If meter is off more than 4%                                      no charge

    If meter is off less than 4%                                       $  51.75

Backflow Prevention Device Test

    up to two devices                                                     $  47.75

 

 

 

 

*Note: Full rate schedule including connections fees are available at the office.

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