Rates & Tariffs
Effective July 1, 2012
Water service provided by means of gravity feed or first stage pumping without the need for secondary pumping from a booster station.
Water service provided by means of secondary pumping or a booster station in order to provide the necessary pressure and volume to reach structures at elevations that can not be serviced by gravity feed or first stage pumping.
|Schedule||Customer Charge||Usage Charge|
|Schedule 1||$10.50/month||$5.44/1000 gallons|
|Schedule 2||$10.94/month||$5.98/1000 gallons|
|Meter Size (Inches)||Charge per Month|
|5/8" or 3/4"||Included in Minimum Customer Charge|
|Effective Date||Customer Charge||Usage Charge|
|July 1, 2015||$15.97/month||$6.18/1000 gallons|
|July 1, 2016||$16.77/month||$6.49/1000 gallons|
|July 1, 2017||$17.44/month||$6.75/1000 gallons|
Average Customer Bill
|Effective Date||Schedule||Customer Charge||Usage Charge||Cost for 4000 gal||Cost for 4000 gal W+WW|
|7/1/2015||I||$10.50 / month||$5.44 / 1000 gal||$32.26||$72.95|
|**||II||$10.94 / month||$5.98 / 1000 gal||$34.86||$75.55|
|S||$15.97 / month||$6.18 / 1000 gal||$40.69|
|7/1/2016||I||$10.50 / month||$5.44 / 1000 gal||$32.26||$74.99|
|**||II||$10.94 / month||$5.98 / 1000 gal||$34.86||$77.59|
|S||$16.77 / month||$6.49 / 1000 gal||$42.73|
|7/1/2017||I||$10.50 / month||$5.44 / 1000 gal||$32.26||$76.70|
|**||II||$10.94 / month||$5.98 / 1000 gal||$34.86||$79.30|
|S||$17.44 / month||$6.75 / 1000 gal||$44.44|
Well Water Charge (Sewer Fee)
Monthly charge will be based upon a usage of 4500 gal./month unless customer installs metering equipment to measure actual volume of water usage.
Deposit (Sewer and Water Individually)
New applicants may be required to deposit a minimum of $50.00 or 2/12 of the annual estimated charge for service, whichever is greater.
Leak Adjustment Rate (Sewer)
A charge of $1.55/1000 gal. for water used in excess of the customer's historic usage for a water leak determined to be eligible for an adjustment of the sewer service charge.
Leak Adjustment Rate (Water)
A charge of $0.70/1000 gal. for water used in excess of the customer's historic usage for a water leak determined to be eligible for an adjustment of the water service charge.
Water Not Returned to Sewer System
Where a user of the system uses water annually averaging over 10,000 gal./month, and maintains separately at the customer's expense a meter that measures the amount of water supplied to a particular premises and not discharged into the system, the rates and charges will be applied only to the metered amount of water supplied to the premises and discharged into the system
Returned Check Fee (Water and Sewer)
A service fee of $32.00 will be charged for each check returned for insufficient funds.
Delayed Payment Penalty Charges
All current usage billings not paid in full by the latest pay date, which shall be no sooner than the twentieth (20th) day following the date PUB mails the bill, ten percent (10%) shall be added to the net current amount unpaid. The delayed payment penalty is not interest and is to be collected only once for each bill where it is appropriate.
Connection Fee (Sewer)
A connection fee of four hundred dollars ($400.00) shall be paid by each customer who makes a service connection from his property into the system, except in the following cases:
- An owner of property that has been previously assessed for the sewer improvements under the provisions of the West Virginia Code
- An owner of property or the predecessors in title, who has already paid the costs of constructing the sewer, including the service line, providing that the sewer and service lines were installed in a manner acceptable to PUB and in compliance with the Public Service Commission rules
Connection Fee (Water)
For connections one inch or smaller, the fee is three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00) for each new water service line, and includes the tap of the main line, the service line from the main to the property line, or curb stop and the meter installation including the meter pit or vault.
For connections larger than one inch, the fee is the actual cost of the installation and includes the tap of the main, the service line from the main to the property line, and the meter installation including the meter pit or vault. Upon receipt of an application for service connection larger than one inch, the utility will provide an estimate of actual cost, which amount must be deposited by the applicant in advance of the installation. Final settlement will be made with the applicant following the actual installation.
Reconnection Fee (Water and Sewer)
Whenever the supply of water to any customer is turned off for violation of rules and regulations, nonpayment of bill or fraudulent use of water, there is a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) charge for re-established service.
Hydrant Meter Deposit
A deposit of eight hundred dollars ($800.00) is charged for each water meter provided to a customer requesting temporary water service from a hydrant for use approved by the PUB staff. The deposit will be refunded without interest to the customer following the return of the meter in a working and undamaged condition and the payment for water consumed as measured by the meter.
Damaged Meter Fee
Whenever a meter is damaged due to inclement weather and the customer has been negligent in maintaining adequate temperatures to prevent the meter from freezing and the bottom of the meter from bursting, the customer is assessed a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for the repair of said meter. The fee must be paid prior to service being restored.
Whenever the supply of water to any customer is scheduled to be turned off for nonpayment of bill and the customer chooses to make the payment in the field instead of by the proper methods of payment, that customer will be assessed a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) charge.