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Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 662.9'
11/20/17 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Residential Water Service

Residential Water Service

Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019

The Service Availability Charge (minimum bill) for all residential water service furnished through meters of the following sizes together with the Monthly Volume Charge measured per 100 gallons of water usage in every instance of service for each month or fraction thereof.

MONTHLY SERVICE AVAILABILITY CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE   Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
5/8”   $11.64
$12.77 $12.82
  $15.41 $16.60 $16.67
3/4”   15.41 16.90 16.97   20.03 21.97 22.06
1”   22.90 25.12 25.22   29.78 32.66 32.79
1 1/2”   41.63 45.67 45.85   54.12 59.37 59.61
2”   64.08 70.30 70.58   83.30 91.38 91.75
3”   116.53 127.83 128.34   151.49 166.18 166.84
4”   191.42 209.99 210.83   248.84 272.97 274.06
6”   378.67 415.41 417.07   492.27 540.02 542.18
8”   603.37 661.90 664.55   784.37 860.45 863.89
10”   865.51 949.47 953.27   1,125.16 1234.30 1,239.24
12”   1,614.51 1,771.12 1,778.20   2,098.87 2,302.46 2,311.67
   
Lifeline Discount
Water Service Availability Charge shall be reduced if usage does not exceed 2,992 gallons.
    Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
Discount   $2.32 $2.55 $2.57   $3.03 $3.32 $3.34

MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Gallon
Block Threshold
  RATE PER 100 GALLONS   RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
2,992   $0.0672 $0.0737 $0.0740   $0.0873 $0.0958 $0.0962
4,489   0.1176 0.1290 0.1295   0.1528 0.1676 0.1683
5,985   0.1511 0.1658 0.1665   0.1965 0.2156 0.2165
7,481   0.1847 0.2026 0.2034   0.2401 0.2634 0.2645
10,473   0.2183 0.2395 0.2405   0.2838 0.3113 0.3125
14,962   0.2520 0.2764 0.2775   0.3275 0.3593 0.3607
20,199   0.3023 0.3316 0.3329   0.3930 0.4311 0.4328
Over 20,199   0.4366 0.4790 0.4809   0.5677 0.6228 0.6253

Residential Sewer Rates

Sewer service charges for all metered residential connections are computed on the basis of average water usage for 90 days during three consecutive billing periods beginning after November 15 and ending on or about March 15 of each year and are billed according to the rate schedules below.

MONTHLY SEWER SERVICE AVAILABILITY CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE   Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
5/8”   $12.98 $13.45 $14.53   $15.58 $16.14 $17.43
3/4”   14.28 14.79 15.97   17.14 17.76 19.18
1”   16.22 16.80 18.14   19.47 20.17 21.78
1 1/2”   22.71 23.53 25.41   27.26 28.24 30.50
2”   32.45 33.62 36.31   38.95 40.35 43.58
3”   64.89 67.23 72.61   77.87 80.67 87.12
4”   97.34 100.84 108.91   116.81 121.02 130.70
6”   162.23 168.07 181.52   194.68 201.69 217.83
8”   259.56 268.90 290.41   311.49 322.70 348.52
10”   389.36 403.38 435.65   467.23 484.05 522.77
12”   519.14 537.83 580.86   622.97 645.40 697.03
MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Gallon
Block Threshold
  RATE PER 100 GALLONS   RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
1,496   $0.000 $0.000 $0.000   $0.000 $0.000 $0.000
2,992   0.2774 0.2874 0.3104   0.3330 0.3450 0.3726
Over 2,992   0.4162 0.4312 0.4657   0.4994 0.5174 0.5588

CURRENT
Customers who do not have a winter record of water usage or an interim average will be billed for sewer service assuming 6,733 gallons monthly sewer usage. Customers with no San Antonio Water System water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 5/8" meter size.

PROPOSED
Customers who do not have a winter record of water usage or an interim average will be billed for sewer service assuming 5,985 gallons monthly sewer usage. Customers with no San Antonio Water System water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 5/8" meter size.


Rev. 9/2017


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