Water Department Rates

Maintaining a reasonable cost for water service is the utmost priority for our department.  The Brewer Water Department has held rates steady since the last rate decrease of 7% in 2008, despite rising costs and aging infrastructure.

QUARTERLY AND MONTHLY RATES FOR WATER TO METERED CUSTOMERS

Quarterly Rates:

 0-900 cubic feet                                             $62.79   minimum

901-15,000 cubic feet                                     $3.18     per 100 cubic feet

15,001-90,000 cubic feet                                $2.53     per 100 cubic feet

90,001 cubic feet or more                               $1.97     per 100 cubic feet

Monthly Rates:

0-300 cubic feet                                              $20.93   minimum

301-5,000 cubic feet                                       $3.18     per 100 cubic feet

5,001-30,000 cubic feet                                  $2.53     per 100 cubic feet

Over 30,000 cubic feet                                    $1.97     per 100 cubic feet

Size of Meter

Quarterly

Monthly

Quarterly

Monthly

5/8”

$62.79

$20.93

900

300

3/4”

$72.44

$24.15

900

300

1”

$91.68

$30.56

900

300

1-1/2”

$139.79

$46.60

900

300

2”

$197.50

$65.83

900

300

3”

$380.31

$126.77

900

300

4”

$620.94

$206.98

900

300

6”

$1,246.82

$415.61

900

300

8”

$1,776.40

$592.13

900

300


Issued:                      September 19, 2008
Proposed Effective:  December 1, 2008
Approved Effective:  December 1, 2009

Docket No. 08-377 ALLOWED TO GO INTO EFFECT BY THE DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL ANALYSIS THROUGH DELEGATED AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO 35-A M.R.S.A. §107, SUB- §4

POOL FILLING POLICY & RATES:

Charge for setting of hydrant meter will be paid in advance.  This charge includes the hydrant meter with necessary backflow attached, up to 500 feet of hose and time involved in setting and removing hydrant meter.  Actual water used will be billed based on our current rates and will be due within 30 days.  Pool fillings are not allowed before the spring flushing of hydrants and after the hydrants have been winterized in the fall.  This service is available during normal business hours.  We will gladly provide an estimate of the total cost, if you provide us with the number of gallons your pool holds.

Charge for setting of hydrant meter:  $145.00.  Water costs are the same as our quarterly rates above.