Water Rates

2022 Walker Township Water Association, Inc. Water Rate Changes                      

 

The Walker Township Water Association, Inc. Board of Directors approved changes in water use rates for 2022. Water customers will be billed at the new rates effective January 1, 2022. The new rate schedules are reflected below:

 

January 1, 2022 Rates by User Category

 

Industrial

Quarterly Base Rate = $110.00 for first 10,000 gallons

            Then $7.50 per thousand for 10,001 and above gallons in a quarter

            High Usage Surcharge: $2,500 every million gallons used.

 

Commercial

Quarterly Base Rate = $110.00 for first 10,000 gallons

Then $7.50 per thousand for 10,001 and above gallons in a quarter

High Usage Surcharge:  $2,500 every million gallons used.

 

Residential/Public

Quarterly Base Rate = $90.00 for first 10,000 gallons

Then $4.00 per thousand for 10,001 and above gallons in a quarter

 

Agricultural

Quarterly Base Rate = $90.00 for first 10,000 gallons

            Then $1.35 per thousand for 10,001 above gallons in a quarter

 

Effective January 1, 2022 Current Fees and Assessments:

            Impact Fee                                                                    $5,000.00

            Membership Fee:                                                          $   250.00

            Water Turn Off Fee:                                                      $     50.00

            Water Turn On Fee:                                                       $     50.00

            Returned Check Fee:                                                     $     50.00

            Late Payment Fee                                                         10% of Water Invoice

           

            Line Inspection Fee:                                                      $     75.00

            Meter Inspection Fee:                                                    $     75.00

            Labor Fee per Person per Hour:                                     $     60.00

            Administrative Fee                                                         $     50.00

 

Connections -- meter and all expenses paid by member

 

The above increases are necessary to cover the cost of ongoing operations, make improvements to critical water infrastructure, as well as to keep pace with evolving environmental and regulatory requirements.

 

Importantly, the Walker Township Water Association, Inc. has worked aggressively to keep water rates, fees and charges adequate to make necessary infrastructure repairs and upgrades. We appreciate your continued cooperation and understanding of the necessity for these rate increases to maintain and improve the water service. Should you have any questions please call our Business Office at 814-383-9955.

 

Sincerely,

 

The Board of Directors

Walker Township Water Association, Inc.