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Metered Utility Billing

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Calculating your Metered Utility Bill

Learn your Metered Utility Rateand use it to see how to calculate your metered utility charges. 

Once you learn how we calculate your bill, discover how you can reduce your amount by detecting water leaks and keeping to our water-saving tips.

Metered Utility Rates

Your utility bill is issued every 4 months. This bill incorporates a fixed charge based on the size of the water meter and a variable component representing actual consumption.

2017 Metered Utility Rates for Commercial and Residential Properties

Water Consumption Rate  $0.9660 per cubic meter
*Sewer Consumption Rate $0.9899 per cubic meter

* Sewer volume is based on 80% of the total amount of water supplied by the City to the Property.

2017 Water Meter Base Charge

Size in mm Size in inches *Rate per Period Rate per Year
16 to 19 mm 3/4" $22.00 $66.00
25 mm 1" $27.00 $81.00
38 mm 1.5" $34.00 $102.00
50 mm 2" $45.00 $135.00
75 mm 3" $89.00 $267.00
100 mm 4" $103.00 $309.00
150 mm 6" $195.00 $585.00
200 mm 8" $228.00 $684.00
250 mm 10" $228.00 $684.00

*Billing periods are every 4 months (tri-annually).

2016 Metered Utility Rates for Commercial and Residential Properties

Water Consumption Rate  $0.9300 per cubic meter
*Sewer Consumption Rate $0.9371 per cubic meter

* Sewer volume is based on 80% of the total amount of water supplied by the City to the Property.

2016 Water Meter Base Charge

Size in mm Size in inches *Rate per Period Rate per Year
16 to 19 mm 3/4" $22.00 $66.00
25 mm 1" $27.00 $81.00
38 mm 1.5" $34.00 $102.00
50 mm 2" $45.00 $135.00
75 mm 3" $89.00 $267.00
100 mm 4" $103.00 $309.00
150 mm 6" $195.00 $585.00
200 mm 8" $228.00 $684.00
250 mm 10" $228.00 $684.00

*Billing periods are every 4 months (tri-annually).

 

How to calculate your metered utility charges

Water

We calculate your water charge by taking the water consumption in cubic metres and multiplying it by your water consumption rate.

consumption x water rate = water charge

Sewer

Your sewer charge is based on 80% of your water consumption in cubic metres. We calculate the charge by taking 80% of water consumption, and multiplying it by the sewer rate.

consumption x 80% x sewer rate = sewer charge

Meter Base

Your base charge pays for meter reading, billing process, routine maintenance and replacement of the meter at the end of its life cycle. This fee varies, depending on the size of the meter, and is prorated for the period.

Annual meter base charge / 3 = meter base charge

Example

Based on 150m3of water consumption (over 4 months) using 2016 rates:

Water:150 m3 x $0.9300

 

$144.90

Sewer:150 m3 x 80% x $0.9371

+

$118.79

Base charge (16mm): per period

+

$22.00

Total Owing

=

$285.69

See your upcoming billing and due date schedule for your Metered Utility Area  and find your preferred payment option.

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