Water Rates 2015


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Passed by Resolution of Board 10-14-14

Effective with first bills mailed to customers January 2015:
NO CASH ACCEPTED in payment of water bill - CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY

SOUTH TOLEDO BEND WATER DISTRICT

EFFECTIVE: JANUARY FIRST BILLING MAILED IN 2015

WATER SERVICE

0 - 1000 Gallons Usage: $ 26.00

For each 1000 Gallons over the 1st 1,000: $ 4.40

Annual Plan/Camp Rate: Includes 12,000 Gallons: $ 315.20 NOTE: If you regularly use more than 30,000 gals during the annual period you no longer qualify for a camp rate.

Louisiana State DHH Annual Usage Fee: $ 3.20 Added to August bills yearly and included in Annual Camp Rate (Note: possible Legislative approval of increase in 2015 of DHH Annual Usage Fee)  

COMMERCIAL WATER SERVICE

(Customer Chooses Either Option)
0-5000 Gallons Usage: $ 50.00
0-14000 Gallons Usage: $ 80.00
Per 1000 Gallons over base rate: $ 4.40

WHOLESALE WATER SERVICE

WATER & WASTEWATER, UTILITIES, INC.

$4.12 per 1000 Gallons. Subject to annual revision.
Applies to January billing.

LATE PAYMENT FEE

(Paying bill after due date) 10% of unpaid bill per month
OR Minimum $ 5.00 Late Fee whichever is greater (Passed Board Mtg. 12-9-14)

OTHER FEES

Transfer Fee: $ 50.00 Move Water Meter $100.00 (within 20 feet)
Meter Set: $ 55.00  Returned Check Fee: $25.00 or 5% face value of check amount, whichever is greater  Reconnect Fee: $50.00  Replace Water Meter $250.00
No Fault Fee: $ 25.00
Electrostatic copies of records: $ 0.25

Bulk rate to fill swimming pool, etc. $10.00 per 1,000

PRESSURE REGULATOR - After the initial installation, if the regulator is damaged or fails after the initial installation by the South Toledo Bend Water District, it is the homeowner’s responsibility to replace the water pressure regulator. The South Toledo Bend Water District will provide a new regulator at cost of the regulator and $35.00 to install the regulator.  This cost is effective retroactively to February 12, 2013.

Passed at Board Meeting of May 14, 2013 with all Board Members approving.

Assurety Deposit: $100.00

A refundable deposit in the amount of $100.00 is required for new customers. Deposit is non-interest bearing for as long as the deposit is held and the deposit will be applied against final water bill. Deposit will be waived with a land deed or letter of credit.  South Toledo Bend Water District is a Political Subdivision of Louisiana under the Sabine Parish Police Jury and Louisiana Revised Statues state: R.S. § 45:850 Meters and deposits: law inapplicable to public owned utilities  Nothing in R.S.§45:845 through §45:849 applies to water, gas or electric power plants owned by any municipality or political subdivision of Louisiana.

RESIDENTIAL 3/4" METER =  $ 600.00
COMMERCIAL 1" METER =  $ 1250.00
COMMERCIAL 1.5" METER =  $ 2000.00
COMMERCIAL 2" METER =  $ 2400.00
ROAD BORE ADDITIONAL = ACTUAL COST
>3/4" or >50 ft ROAD BORE = ACTUAL COST

“South Toledo Bend is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer”

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.