Rates

RESIDENTIAL WATER RATE 
  • Base Charge → $25.00 per quarter plus gallons used
  • Tier 1 → $5.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used up to 10,000 gallons
  • Tier 2 → $6.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 10,000 gallons and up to 20,000 gallons
  • Tier 3 → $8.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 20,000 gallons and up to 30,000 gallons
  • Tier 4 → $9.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 30,000 gallons and up to 40,000 gallons
  • Tier 5 → $11.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 40,000 gallons and up to 50,000 gallons
  • Tier 6 → $13.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 50,000 gallons and up to 60,000 gallons
  • Tier 7 → $16.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 60,000 gallons
COMMERICAL WATER RATE
  • Base Charge → $25.00 per quarter plus gallons used
  • Tier 1 → $6.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used up to 20,000 gallons
  • Tier 2 → $8.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 20,000 gallons and up to 30,000 gallons
  • Tier 3 → $9.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 30,000 gallons and up to 40,000 gallons
  • Tier 4 → $11.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 40,000 gallons and up to 50,000 gallons
  • Tier 5 → $13.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 50,000 and up to 60,000 gallons
  • Tier 6 → $16.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 60,000 and up to 150,000 gallons
  • Tier 7 → $11.00/1,000 gallons for the volume of water used above 150,000 gallons
  • Note → Gallons used by Commercial Properties using a lawn irrigation system that have not installed a second irrigation meter will be calculated at the ‘Residential Rate’
MUNICIPAL WATER RATE
  • Base Charge → $25.00 per quarter plus gallons used
  • $5.00/1,000 gallons
2018/2019 RATE INCREASE

Sudbury Water District like many other public water systems is facing rising costs to maintain and upgrade its aging water system. Improvements needed include repairing and replacing old pipes,  looping dead-end water mains, upgrading pumps to bring water from its source to your home, while making every effort to provide safe and pure drinking water. To meet rising fixed costs and fund capital projects on September 25, 2018 the Board of Water Commissioners formally approved a rate adjustment.  New rates go into effect upon the 2nd quarter (November 2018) meter reading forward, the increase will be reflected on the 3rd quarter (February 2019) billing…

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TERMS OF PAYMENT / PENALTY FEES
  • 1st Notice: net 30 days
  • 2nd Notice: net 15 days plus $25.00 Penalty Fee
  • 3rd Notice: net 10 days plus $50.00 Penalty Fee
TURN ON FEE FOR REASONS OF PAYMENT NEGLECT
  • $100.00 fine plus outstanding charges due (Regular Business Hours)
  • $170.00 fine plus outstanding charges due (Outside Business Hours)
 
GENERAL LABOR
  • $50.00/Hour/Laborer → One-hour-minimum for scheduled service appointments
  • $60.00/Hour/Laborer → Two-hour-minimum for emergency or after hours calls
TITLE 5 WATER USAGE REPORT
  • $30.00
  • Note → Maintaining the customer copy of your water invoices for your most recent 8 successive quarters (2 years) eliminates the need of this report. Simply supply your septic inspector with copies of these invoices as proof of water usage.
RESIDENTIAL CONNECTION/ENTRANCE FEE
  • $3,500 per living unit – effective October 30, 2018
COMMERCIAL CONNECTION/ENTRANCE FEE (calculated by meter size)
  • Up to 2-Inch → $5,000.00
  • 3-Inch → $10,000.00
  • 4-Inch → $25,000.00
  • 6-Inch → $50,000.00
FIRE PROTECTION CHARGE (calculated by square foot)
  • Up to 20,000 SF → $500.00
  • Between 20,000 SF and 40,000 SF → $1,000.00
  • Between 40,000 and 60,000 SF → $1,500.00
  • Between 60,000 SF and 80,000 SF →
  • Over 80,000 SF → $2,500.00
HYDRANT FIRE FLOW TEST
  • $200.00
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF WATER/METER TAMPERING
  • $200.00 per incident