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Drinking Water Rates
Rates Effective July 1, 2019

All water bills include a quantity charge, a service charge, and 5% utility taxThe following charges apply to all customers.

Water Quantity Charge
The quantity charge is based on how much water is used, in units of hundred cubic feet (HCF). One HCF is equivalent to 748 gallons of water. All customers pay a flat rate per HCF based on the location of your home or business. 


 Evergreen/Edenvale  Coyote  Valley  Alviso North San José
  Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3,4 Zone 5,6      
$ per HCF $4.31 $4.39 $4.70 $5.09 $2.10 $5.13 $5.13


Meter Service Charge
All Municipal Water System customers pay a bi-monthly meter service charge based on the size of the meter.

Charges below are stated on a monthly basis for customer convenience. However, actual billing is bi-monthly, with each bi-monthly meter charge being double the stated monthly amount.

Meter Size Monthly Meter Service Charge
5/8 inch  $28.60
3/4 inch 28.60
1 inch 50.57
1 1/2 inch 87.17
2 inch 131.11
3 inch 270.23
4 inch 475.26
6 inch 1,039.06
8 inch 1,771.27
10 inch 2,796.38


Private Fireline Charge
For customers that have this service, charge is billed on a bi-monthly basis.

Service Size Fire Service Charge
2 inch $19.18
3 inch 28.76
4 inch 38.34
6 inch 57.50
8 inch 76.68
10 inch 95.86