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 The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority

 

 

 

  

WATER RATE SCHEDULE AND MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES

 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

GENERAL METERED SERVICE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicable to the use of water supplied through meters in the territory serviced by the Authority.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The amount of a customer’s bill for a billing period will be the total of consumption and fixed service charges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payments made after the due date specified on the bill will incur interest charges of 1½% per month as provided by the law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residential

 

Rate RES

 

 

(Billed Quarterly) 

Consumption Units (per 100 Cubic Feet)

 

 

 

 

 Rate

 

 

“Lifeline” Rate

0-10 Cons.

$  2.649

 

 

Conservation Rate

11-30 Cons.

$  2.912

 

 

High Usage Rate

31-90 Cons.

$  4.367

 

 

Incentive Rate

91 Cons. and over

$  5.824

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Industrial and Commercial

Rate RIC

 

 

(Billed Quarterly)

Consumption Units (per 100 Cubic Feet) 

 

 

 

 

 Rate

 

 

 

0-60 Cons.

$  4.314

 *

 

 

61-180 Cons.

$  4.314

 *

 

 

181 Cons. and over

$  4.314

 *

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large Industrial and Commercial

Rate LIC 

 

 

(Billed Monthly)

Consumption Units (per 100 Cubic Feet) 

 

   

Rate

 

 

 

0-300 Cons.

$  4.314

 *

 

 

301-900 Cons.

$  4.314

 *

 

 

901 Cons. and over

$  4.314

 *

         

 

* Flat rate applicable to all industrial and commercial customers.

 

 

Irrigation

 

Rate IRR

 

 

Applicable to all customers who request a separate water line for irrigation and/or lawn sprinkling services:

 

 

Flat Rate = $5.84 per 100 cubic feet plus $119.27 Seasonal Turn-off/on; drain meter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUARTERLY FACILITIES CHARGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All water extra at appropriate rates.

 

 

 

Meter Size

 

Charge

 

 

5/8 Inch

 

$  19.91

 

 

3/4 Inch

 

$  24.39

 

 

1 Inch

 

$  39.97

 

 

1 1/2 Inch

 

$  61.23

 

 

2 Inch

 

$  86.16

 

 

3 Inch

 

$143.60

 

 

4 Inch

 

$222.36

 

 

6 Inch

 

$416.89

 

 

8 Inch

 

$647.95

 

 

10 Inch

 

$915.44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONTHLY FACILITIES CHARGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All water extra at appropriate rates.

 

 

 

Meter Size

 

Charge

 

 

5/8 Inch

 

$    6.65

 

 

3/4 Inch

 

$    8.13

 

 

1 Inch

 

$  23.73

 

 

1 1/2 Inch

 

$  30.82

 

 

2 Inch

 

$  39.15

 

 

3 Inch

 

$  58.21

 

 

4 Inch

 

$  84.53

 

 

6 Inch

 

$149.38

 

 

8 Inch

 

$226.40

 

 

10 Inch

 

$315.57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicable to customers within and without the District.

 

 

Size of Service

 

Charges Per Quarter

 

 

2 Inch

 

$  72.70

 

 

3 Inch

 

$  96.55

 

 

4 Inch

 

$144.26

 

 

6 Inch

 

$238.54

 

 

8 Inch

 

$399.84

 

 

10 Inch

 

$571.36

 

 

PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION (HYDRANTS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicable to customers within and without the District.

 

 

Size of Hydrants

 

Charges Per Quarter

 

 

4 Inch

 

$  62.47

 

 

4 ¼ - 4 ½ Inch

 

$  78.38

 

 

5+ Inches

 

$  93.14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicable to the entire territory serviced by the Authority.  Charges not involving use of water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delivery of 24-hour shutoff notices*, turn-offs and turn-ons for any reason, are as follows:

 

 

Meters up to and including 1 inch

$ 39.76     

 

 

Meters larger than 1 inch

$ 64.75     

 

 

Pump out meter pit

 

$ 79.51     

 

 

Annual Backflow/Detector Check

$ 79.51     

 

 

To locate and clean curb boxes for developers

                                           $ 39.76/hr.**

 

Bad Check Charge

 

                                           $ 34.08    ***

   

 

* Charges waived for Senior Citizens over the age of 65.

** One hour minimum.

*** Plus any penalties the Authority may incur from its bank for handling the bad check.

 

 

Description of Water Rates

Rate RES

Residential Customers are services to single family residences.

Rate RIC

Regular Industrial and Commercial Customers include all commercial and multiple family dwellings whose annual water usage is less than 1,200 consumption units.

Rate LIC

Large Industrial and Commercial Customers are billed monthly and have 1” meters or larger. These customers have annual usage of 1,200 consumption units (120,000 cubic feet) or more.

Rate IRR

The Irrigation rate applies to customers who have a separate water line for irrigation and/or lawn sprinkling devices.

Note: one consumption unit = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons

 

For a full listing of the Authority's charges, please click here to review the Schedules

attached to the Authority's Rules and Regulations (or Tariff).

 

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