Rate Structure

Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2019

This fee directly funds the acquisition of new water supplies to reduce San Antonio’s dependence on the Edwards Aquifer.

The Water Supply Fee shall be assessed on all potable water service for water usage in every instance of service for each month or fraction thereof according to the schedule below:

WATER SUPPLY FEE
RATE CLASS USAGE GALLON –
BLOCK THRESHOLD
ASSESSED FEE
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
2019
Residential 2,992 $0.1040
4,489 0.1819
5,985 0.2338
7,481 0.2859
10,473 0.3379
14,962 0.3899
20,199 0.4678
Over 20,199 0.6756
General Base* $0.1961
125% of Base 0.2256
175% of Base 0.2941
Over 175% of Base 0.3433
Wholesale Base** $0.2554
Over Base 0.7665
Irrigation 8,229 $0.2566
17,954 0.3592
162,316 0.4619
Over 162,316 0.5903
* The Base Use for General Class is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption.

**The Base Use for the Wholesale Class is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption or as agreed to by the wholesale customer and approved by the SAWS Board of Trustees.

Rev. 1/2018