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Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 662.2'
11/22/17 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Year-Round Watering Hours

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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General Water Service

General Class Water Service and Sewer Rates

Including Apartment, Commercial, Industrial and Municipal

Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019

For business customers, a multi-step, base-excess use structure has been developed called the General Class. The base amount for General Class customers is 100% of customer's average annual usage. Increased unit rates apply as usage exceeds each customer's base amount.

Monthly Service Availability and Volume Charge
The Monthly Service Availability Charge (minimum bill) for all general water service furnished through meters of the following sizes together with the Monthly Volume Charge measured per 100 gallons for water usage in every instance of service for each month or fraction thereof shall be as follows:

MONTHLY SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
    Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
5/8”   $12.58 $13.80 $13.86   $15.38 $16.67 $16.94
3/4”   17.97 19.71 19.79   21.90 24.02 24.12
1”   28.74 31.53 31.66   34.91 38.30 38.45
1 1/2””   55.65 61.05 61.29   67.43 73.97 74.27
2”   87.88 96.40 96.79   106.41 116.73 117.20
3”   163.19 179.02 179.74   197.45 216.60 217.47
4”   270.74 297.00 298.19   327.45 359.21 360.65
6”   539.61 591.95 594.32   652.52 715.81 718.67
8”   862.31 945.95 949.73   1,042.61 1,143.74 1,148.31
10”   1,238.74 1,358.90 1,364.34   1,497.69 1,642.97 1,649.54
12”   2,314.31 2,538.80 2,548.96   2,797.97 3,069.37 3,081.65

MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
USAGE BLOCKS   Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
Base   $0.1644 $0.1803 $0.1810   $0.2138 $0.2345 $0.2354
>100-125% of Base   0.1892 0.2076 0.2084   0.2460 0.2699 0.2710
>125-175% of Base   0.2467 0.2706 0.2717   0.3208 0.3519 0.3533
>175% of Base   0.2879 0.3158 0.3171   0.3742 0.4105 0.4121
The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

General Class Sewer Rates


MONTHLY SEWER SERVICE AVAILABILITY CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE   Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
5/8”   $12.98
$13.45 $14.53
  $15.58 $16.14 $17.43
3/4”   14.28 14.79 15.97   17.14 17.76 19.18
1”   16.22 16.80 18.14   19.47 20.17 21.78
1 1/2”   22.71 23.53 25.41   27.26 28.24 30.50
2”   32.45 33.62 36.31   38.95 40.35 43.58
3”   64.89 67.23 72.61   77.87 80.67 87.12
4”   97.34 100.84 108.91   116.81 121.02 130.70
6”   162.23 168.07 181.52   194.68 201.69 217.83
8”   259.56 268.90 290.41   311.49 322.70 348.52
10”   389.36 403.38 435.65   467.23 484.05 522.77
12”   519.14 537.83 580.86   622.97 645.40 697.03
Customers who do not have a San Antonio Water System water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 2" meter size.
MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS   OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Blocks Base*   RATE PER 100 GALLONS   RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
  Current
2017
Proposed
2018
Proposed
2019
1,496   $0.000 $0.000 $0.000   $0.000 $0.000 $0.000
Over 1,496   0.3717 0.3851 0.4159   0.4461 0.4622 0.4992
*The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

Rev. 9/2017