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Rates and Charges

How BWP Bills for Water Use

BWP offers different types of water services and bills water usage in Hundred Cubic Feet (HCF). One HCF equals 748 gallons of water. All the water rates shown below are in effect as of July 1, 2017.

 


Single Family Residential Service

The total charge shall be the sum of the Water Availability Charge, Quantity Charge, and a Water Cost Adjustment Charge.

 

 

Description   Amount   Unit/Time
Water Availability Charge        
Size of Meter:        
1" or Smaller   $13.11   Month
1.5"   $26.21   Month
2"   $41.94   Month
         
Quantity Charge        
First 15 HCF/mo   $1.291   100 Cubic Feet
Next 15 HCF/mo   $1.590   100 Cubic Feet
All Additional HCF/mo   $2.001   100 Cubic Feet
         
Water Cost Adjustment Charge   $1.735    100 Cubic Feet
     
Minimum Charge        
The minimum charge per customer shall be the Water Availability Charge.        

 


Multi-Family Residential, Commercial and Industrial Service

The total charge shall be the sum of the Water Availability Charge, Quantity Charge, and a Water Cost Adjustment Charge.

 

 

Description   Amount   Unit/Time
Water Availability Charge        
Size of Meter:        
1" or Smaller   $13.11   Month
1.5"   $26.21   Month
2"   $41.94   Month
3"   $83.89   Month
4"   $131.07   Month
6"   $262.15   Month
8"   $419.44   Month
10"   $602.94   Month
Larger than 10"   $1,127.23   Month
         
Quantity Charge        
Summer HCF (June 1 - October 31)   $1.834   100 Cubic Feet
Non-Summer HCF (November 1 - May 31)   $0.856   100 Cubic Feet
         
Water Cost Adjustment Charge (WCAC)   $1.735   100 Cubic Feet
         
Minimum Charge        
The minimum charge per customer shall be the Water Availability Charge.        
         
Water Efficiency Non-Compliance        
First Year of Non-Compliance   25% of All Water Charges    
Subsequent Years of Non-Compliance   50% of All Water Charges    
         
Unmetered City Landscape Service        
Unmetered City landscape service charge for areas less than 100 square feet shall be the sum of the Water Availability Charge in this Section and the Quantity Charge plus the Water Cost Adjustment Charge of one unit for each location. Cumulative billing for unmetered City landscape service may be approved by the BWP General Manager.
         
Combination Domestic/Fire Service (F.M. Meter)        
The total charge for a combination domestic/fire service (F.M.meter) shall be the sum of the Water Availability Charge, the Quantity Charge, and the Water Cost Adjustment Charge (WCAC).

 


 

Additional Water Rates and Charges

Water rates and charges for New Service Installations, Temporary Potable Service, Private Fire Service, and Recycled Water can be found in the City of Burbank 2017-18 Adopted Citywide Fee Schedule.

 

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