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Utility Rates

Water, Sewer and Garbage Rates

The Fiscal Year 2017/18 rates went into effect on July 1, 2017.

Water Rates

Residential water bills have a service fee and a consumption (use) charge.

Service Fee- base charge for providing a meter and associated services. Cost will vary depending on the size of the water meter. To find the size of your water meter, see your bill or call 408-730-7400.

Water Consumption - Water consumption is billed per CCF of water consumed (1 CCF = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons).

How Your Water Consumption is Calculated
This-Bill’s-Reading minus Last-Bill’s-Reading

Type of Residence Water Consumption Charge
Single Family $4.22 per CCF for the first 10 CCF, $5.15 per unit thereafter
All other residential $4.66 per CCF

Wastewater / Sewer Rates

This is only a partial list of the most common wastewater (also known as sewer) fees.

Type of Residence Sewer rate for two-month billing cycle
Single Family $94.36
All other residential $60.90

Garbage and Recycling Rates

Residential customers are charged for garbage service based on their type of residence and the size of their cart. There is a minimum charge per unit.

This is only a partial list of the most common garbage service fees.

Rates are for two-month billing cycle.

Cart Size Single Family Mobile Home Multi Family Curbside Multi Family Rear Yard
Minimum Charge per Unit $78.76 $61.26 $91.30 $117.48
35-gallon $78.76 $61.26 $76.00 $102.18
65-gallon $94.06 $76.58 $91.30 $117.48
95-gallon $109.38 $91.88 $106.60 $132.78
Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017