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Water & Wastewater Rates


The increasing volumetric rate structure for water outlined below applies to residential single family customers only. Non-residential customers pay one of two rates based on indoor (domestic) or outdoor (irrigation) usage.

Residential Water Rates
Water rates for residential single family customers. There is a flat-rate monthly meter charge plus a usage charge that varies with the amount of water used.

Usage Tier Price per 1,000 Gallons
0-10,000 gallons $2.40
11,000 - 15,000 $3.12
16,000 - 20,000 $3.83
21,000 - 25,000 $4.54
26,000+ gallons $5.26

Commercial Water Rates

Meter charge - varies with meter size
Commercial Domestic (Indoor) water rates: $2.64 per 1,000 gallons
Commercial Irrigation (Outdoor) water rates: $2.84 per 1,000 gallons

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Single-Family Residential: $21.29 service charge (includes first 4,000 gallons of billed water usage) plus $4.26 per 1,000 gallons usage charge for next 5,000 gallons of billed water usage. Maximum monthly wastewater charge for single-family residential: $46.87

Multi-family Residential with kitchen in each unit (i.e., apartments): $27.09 flat rate (no usage charge)

Multi-family Residential, more than 50 units, without kitchens in each unit (i.e., large dorms): $16.91.

Multi-family Residential, fewer than 50 units without kitchens in each unit (i.e., fraternity/sorority houses): $18.27 service charge plus $4.26 per 1,000 gallons usage charge on all water metered.

Commercial wastewater (inside City limits): $18.27 per month service charge plus $5.07 usage charge per 1,000 gallons on all metered water usage

Commercial wastewater (outside City limits): $18.27 per month service charge plus $5.07 usage charge per 1,000 gallons of water use, based on average rounded water use for the previous 12 months. 

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Wastewater Rates for Customers not on City of College Station water system:

0-5,000 gallons average monthly water use: $20.28 per month
5,001 - 7,000 gallons: $28.39 per month
7,001 - 9,000 gallons: $36.51 per month
9,001 - 10,000+ gallons: $44.64 per month
Where water usage history has not been established, the initial monthly charge for sewer is $44.64 per month.

Customers served by a “package plant” satellite wastewater treatment plant: $49.05 per month

Commercial wastewater customers (not served by College Station water): 
$17.40 monthly service charge, plus:
$4.83 / 1,000 gallons usage charge based on average monthly water use for prior 12 months

College Station calculates bills for wastewater service based metered water usage. Where metered water usage data isn't available, for example customers served by a water provider other than the City of College Station, wastewater service is billed at a flat rate according to the table above, as established by City ordinance.           

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