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The increasing volumetric (usage) 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 $2.75
11,000 - 15,000 $3.60
16,000 - 20,000 $4.40
21,000 - 25,000 $5.20

26,000+ gallons $6.05
Meter charge (3/4" meter): $12.40

Non-Residential Water Rates

Meter charge - varies with meter size
Non-Residential Domestic (Indoor) water rates: $3.05 per 1,000 gallons
Non-Residential Irrigation (Outdoor) water rates: $3.25 per 1,000 gallons

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Single-Family Residential:
1. Service charge: $21.29 for first 4,000 gallons of water metered.
2. Usage charge: $4.26 per 1,000 gallons of water usage for the next 5,000 gallons of water metered.
3. Maximum billing: $46.87 cap for 10,000 gallons of water metered

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: $21.29 per month
5,001 - 7,000 gallons: $29.81 per month
7,001 - 9,000 gallons: $38.34 per month
9,001 - 10,000+ gallons: $46.87 per month

Where water usage history has not been established, the initial monthly charge for sewer is $46.85 per month.

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 as established by City ordinance, as described above.   

Full details on water and wastewater rates can be found starting on page 37 of the Fee Resolution.

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