Water Rates

The following is the schedule of quarterly water rates, fire protection rates, and service connection costs for all customers of the State College Borough Water Authority to become effective with all bills dated on or after APRIL 20, 2017.

THE LATE FEE FOR YOUR WATER BILL IS 7.5%

 

WATER RATES

- $4.40 per 1,000 gallons
- All customers are charged a 2,000 gallon minimum per quarter

***Ridgemont area of the water system has an increased rate thru December 20, 2018.

 

WATER METER CAPACITY CHARGE

Meter Size (inches) Monthly Charge
5/8"  3/4"  and 1" $4.00
1 1/2" - 2" $6.00
3" - 4" $8.00
6" and larger $10.00

 

HOW DOES SCBWA RATES COMPARE? 

 

FIRE HYDRANT SERVICE

Public Fire Service - Fire hydrants owned and maintained by the State College Borough Authority within public rights-of-ways each per annum: $110.00 

Fire hydrants located on "Private" property, owned by the property owner, maintained by the State College Borough Authority and specially located for industrial or private fire protection each year annum: $110.00

 

SPRINKLER SYSTEM

Connections for stand pipes, automatic sprinklers or other devices connected with the mains by direct lines used only for fire purposes. Charge per annum based on $45.00 per inch diameter with a minimum of $45.00.

Per Annum 
1"   - $ 45.00 
2"   - $ 90.00 
3"   - $135.00 
4"   - $180.00 
6"   - $270.00 
8"   - $360.00 
10" - $450.00 

 

CONNECTION CHARGES

Standard Domestic Water Main Connection

Connection        $1,100.00
Meter                 $450.00
Inspection Fee   $50.00
Total                 $1,600.00

 

Connections LARGER than 1" - Actual cost of installation plus cost of meter(s) and inspection fees. 

Tapping Fees           $1300.00/**EQUIVALENT DWELLING UNIT

***NOTE: SEPARATE CHECKS ARE REQUIRED FOR CONNECTION CHARGES AND TAPPING FEES.

 

Did You Know?

How is water used in your home? On average, 17% goes towards showering, 27% is used by the toilet, your faucet drains 15%, your clothes washer another 22%, miscellaneous needs take up 5%, and those...

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