Reading Area Water Authority

Reading Area Water Authority Rates

Water Rates Effective as of January 1, 2014
Sewer Rates Effective as of January 1, 2013

Service Charges

Meter Size Water Sewer Meter Surcharge
0.62" $10.10 $13.50 $7.43
0.75" $19.77 $26.44 $7.43
1" $33.35 $44.63 $29.15
1.25" $52.22 $69.88 $45.64
1.5" $59.73 $79.93 $52.19
2" $98.41 $131.69 $85.97
3" $191.78 $256.65 $167.58
4" $237.98 $318.47 $207.92
6" $469.86 $628.82 $410.57
8" $1,169.71 $1,565.45 $1022.05
10" $1,822.30 $2,438.85 $1,592.30

Service Charges for Fire Connections

Meter Size Water Sewer Meter Surcharge
2" $31.84 $0.00 $27.79
3" $47.24 $0.00 $41.27
4" $79.02 $0.00 $69.05
6" $144.72 $0.00 $126.44
8" $213.45 $0.00 $186.49
10" $281.17 $0.00 $245.68

Consumption Charges

0.62" Meters

  Water Sewer
Per 100 Cu Ft $3.9890 $5.3400
Per 1000 Gallons $5.3469 $7.1500

0.75 to 10" Meters

  Water Sewer
Per 100 Cu Ft
First 100,000 cu ft $4.922576 $6.5700
Next 400,000 cu ft $4.307254 $5.7600
Over 500,000 cu ft $3.628278 $4.8500
Per 1000 Gallons
First 750,000 Gallons $6.57758 $8.8000
Next 3,000,000 Gallons $5.750078 $7.6900
Over 3,750,000 Gallons $4.858922 $6.4800

Connection Fees

Updated March 14, 2006

Connection Size Installation Charge
0.75 $3,170.80
1 $3,202.80
1.5 $3,610.04
2 $3,780.04
Size of Main 4" 6" 8" 10" 12"
4" $3,492.00        
6" $3,553.00 $4,222.00      
8" $3,641.00 $4,394.00 $4,823.00    
10" $3,775.00 $4,623.00 $5,125.00 $5,407.00  
12" $4,077.00 $4,770.00 $5,405.00 $5,645.00 $5,888.00
16" $3,953.00 $5,070.00 $5,644.00 $5,945.00 $6,398.00
20" $4,406.00 $5,372.00 $5,886.00 $6,247.00 $6,880.00
24" $5,311.00 $5,674.00 $5,550.00 $6,548.00 $7,801.00
30" $5,674.00 $5,976.00 $6,519.00 $7,455.00 $8,389.00
36" $6,037.00 $6,354.00 $7,425.00 $8,299.00 $9,024.00

Tapping Fees

Updated March 14, 2006

Meter Size Fee
0.62" $3,017.00
0.75" $3,017.00
1" $7,542.00
1.5" $15,085.00
2" $24,136.00
3" $48,272.00
4" $75,425.00
6" $150,850.00
8" $241,360.00
10" $346,955.00

Abandonment Fees

Size Fee
0.62" $1,918.00
0.75" $1,918.00
1" $1,918.00
1.25" $1,918.00
1.5" $2,068.00
2" $2,068.00
3" $2,697.00
4" $2,697.00
6" $2,697.00
8" $3,101.00
10" $3,101.00

Also add $56.00 administration fee Also $300 Inspection Charge on new services with 2" meters and above

STATE HIGHWAY: An Additional "Minimum Charge" of $450.00 will be added to the total abandonment's fee for all abandonment that are performed on a State Highway.