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Water Emergencies: Call MWSD at (650) 728-3545
Sewer Emergencies: Call SAM at (650) 726-0124
Dial 911 for life-threatening and safety

Rates and Finance

Rates & Fees

Long-Range Planning. In order to control costs and ensure reliable service and stable rates the District carries out long-range planning that takes into account all important factors, such as: customer service needs, maintenance costs, future facility needs, regulations and more.

Financial, Rate and Fee Studies. With the long-range plans in place, the District carries out financial planning, as well as rate and fee studies to identify rates and fees that are: understandable, fair, provide needed revenue and meet legal requirements.

Master Fee Schedule - Ordinance No. 185

 

Summary of the Most Used Fees and Charges

SEWER PERMIT: (New Construction) Fee
Sewer Permit (Connection) $24,096.00
Connection Permit Administrative $487.00
Connection Permit Inspection Fee $460.00
Private Sewer System Deposit for Engineering Review $2,637.00
Total $3,584.00
Fixture Unit Charge $964.00
FIXTURE UNIT COUNT $106.00
REMODEL FEES
Remodel Permit Fee $341.00
Administrative Fee $487.00
Inspection Fee $460.00
Total $1,288.00
Extra fixture unit fee (per fixture unit) $964.00
DOMESTIC WATER CONNECTION FEES
5/8 x 3/4 inch meter $15,729.00
3/4 inch meter $17,302.00
1 inch meter $22,020.00
1-1/2 inch meter $28,315.00
2 inch meter $45,613.00
3 inch meter $173,014.00
4 inch meter $220,201.00
Above 4 inch meter determined by General Manager based on estimated water usage
Administrative Fee $487.00
Inspection Fee $460.00
Engineering Review $2,637.00
Total $3,584.00
PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION CONNECTION FEES
3/4 TO 5/8 inch meter $4,939.00
1 inch meter $8,248.00
1-1/2 inch meter $16,445.00
2 inch meter $26,323.00
3 inch meter $49,384.00
4 inch meter $82,328.00
6 inch meter $137,233.00
8 inch meter $228,770.00
10 inch meter $381,356.00
Administrative Fee $487.00
Inspection Fee $460.00
Engineering Review Fee $2,637.00
Total $3,584.00