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Including Apartment, Commercial, Industrial and Municipal

Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2020.  No changes to these rates have been implemented in 2022.

For business customers, a multi-step, base-excess use structure has been developed called the General Class. The base amount for General Class customers is 100% of customer’s prior year’s average monthly usage. Increased unit rates apply as usage exceeds each customer’s base amount.

General Class Water Rates

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

 

MONTHLY SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
Approved
2020
Approved
2020
5/8″ $13.86 $16.94
3/4″ 19.79 24.12
1″ 31.66 38.45
1 1/2″” 61.29 74.27
2″ 96.79 117.20
3″ 179.74 217.47
4″ 298.19 360.65
6″ 594.32 718.67
8″ 949.73 1,148.31
10″ 1,364.34 1,649.54
12″ 2,548.96 3,081.65

 

MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
USAGE BLOCKS Approved
2020
Approved
2020
Base $0.1810 $0.2354
>100-125% of Base 0.2084 0.2710
>125-175% of Base 0.2717 0.3533
>175% of Base 0.3171 0.4121
The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

 

General Class Sewer Rates

 

MONTHLY SEWER SERVICE AVAILABILITY CHARGE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE Approved
2020
Approved
2020
5/8″ $14.53 $17.43
3/4″ 15.97 19.18
1″ 18.14 21.78
1 1/2″ 25.41 30.50
2″ 36.31 43.58
3″ 72.61 87.12
4″ 108.91 130.70
6″ 181.52 217.83
8″ 290.41 348.52
10″ 435.65 522.77
12″ 580.86 697.03
Customers who do not have a San Antonio Water System water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 2″ meter size.

 

MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
Approved
2020
Approved
2020
1,496 $0.000 $0.000
Over 1,496 0.4159 0.4992
*The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

 

Updated 1/22

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