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Residential Water Rates

Effective for all potable water consumption on or about January 1, 2020. No changes to these rates have been adopted for implementation in 2021.

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
2021
CURRENT
2021
5/8″ $12.82 $16.67
3/4″ 16.97 22.06
1″ 25.22 32.79
1 1/2″ 45.85 59.61
2″ 70.58 91.75
3″ 128.34 166.84
4″ 210.83 274.06
6″ 417.07 542.18
8″ 664.55 863.89
10″ 953.27 1,239.24
12″ 1,778.20 2,311.67
LIFELINE DISCOUNT
Water Service Availability Charge shall be reduced if usage does not exceed 2,992 gallons.
CURRENT
2021
CURRENT
2021
Discount* $2.57 $3.34
MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Gallon
Block Threshold
RATE PER 100 GALLONS RATE PER 100 GALLONS
CURRENT
2021
CURRENT
2021
2,992 $0.0740 $0.0962
4,489 0.1295 0.1683
5,985 0.1665 0.2165
7,481 0.2034 0.2645
10,473 0.2405 0.3125
14,962 0.2775 0.3607
20,199 0.3329 0.4328
Over 20,199 0.4809 0.6253

* Water Service Availability Charge is reduced by the Lifeline discount if monthly usage does not exceed 2,992 gallons.

Residential Sewer Rates

Effective for all potable water consumption on or about January 1, 2020. No changes to these rates have been adopted for implementation in 2021.

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
2021
CURRENT
2021
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

 

MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Gallon
Block Threshold
RATE PER 100 GALLONS RATE PER 100 GALLONS
CURRENT
2021
CURRENT
2021
1,496 $0.000 $0.000
2,992 0.3104 0.3726
Over 2,992 0.4657 0.5588
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.