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Water Rates

Metered Service   •   Private Fire Protection Service

Schedule of Charges, Rates, Fees and Deposits

Rates and fees established by Ordinances, and

Account Set Up Fee
Any new occupant of a residence will be considered as a new account and will be charged the "Account Set Up Fee" of $30.00.

Delinquency Shut Off
When Water Service is discontinued because of delinquency in payment of a bill, the service shall not be restored until the Customer has paid:
  1. The amount of the unpaid bill.
  2. $25 fee for the 48 hour "disconnect notice."
  3. A $100 field service/shut off.
During the 48-hour disconnect notice period, termination of service may be avoided by payment of the unpaid bill and the $25.00 48-hour disconnect notice fee. All of the foregoing fees must be paid in cash, cashier's check or money order only.

Returned Check Fee
All accounts are subject to a $35.00 fee (plus amount of check) for any check returned to the District.

Over the Phone Payments
A $5.00 credit card processing fee shall be charged for payments made by telephone.

Meter Re-read
A meter may be re-read upon customer request. The first re-read will be performed at no charge. Each subsequent re-read will be subject to a $25.00 charge.

Black and white copies, $0.10/pg, Color copies, $0.15/pg

24 Hour Turn-on Fee - $100.00

Meter testing - $47/hr

Back Flow Testing - $70.00

Fire Flow Testing - $156.00

Metered Service

Applicable to all metered water service.

Throughout all Water Service areas, the City of Elk Grove and vicinity, Sacramento County.

Fixed Charge:  Based on the number of accounts and the size of the water meters/connections.

Effective January 1, 2017
Fixed Charge

1" $64.73
1.5" $91.10
2" $122.76
3" $196.62
4" $302.13
6" $565.91
8" $882.45
10" $1,251.75

Commodity Charge:  Charge for units of water used in a month.

Effective January 1, 2017
Residential Metered


Tier (CCF*)
Tier 1 0-30 $1.52
Tier 2 30.01+ $3.02
*CCF = Hundred Cubic Feet





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Private Fire Protection Service


Applicable to all water service furnished for privately owned fire protection service.

Throughout all Water Service areas, the City of Elk Grove and vicinity, Sacramento County.

Effective January 1, 2017
Private Fire Protection Service Rates
2-inch service connection $2.96
3-inch service connection $8.60
4-inch service connection $18.33
6-inch service connection $53.25
8-inch service connection $113.48
10-inch service connection $204.06
12-inch service connection $329.62

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