Funding Sources

The District funding comes from a variety of sources, but the major source of funding is from customer rates, which are detailed below.

  • User Charges
  • Water/Sewer billings
  • Connection fees
  • Property Tax Receipts
    • $7.5 million in 2017
  • El Dorado County Water Agency Funding
  • Other Income
  • Grant monies (EPA and FEMA)
  • FEMA reimbursements
  • Interest Income

Non-Metered Water Rates

Customer Type Quarterly Service Charge Annual Service Charge
Single Family Dwelling $165.20 $660.80
Duplex $293.70 $1,174.80
Triplex $399.00 $1,596.00
Four-Plex $516.20 $2,064.80
Each Additional Unit $86.50 $346.00
Business 3/4" Service $251.40 $1,005.60
Business 1" Service $379.30 $1,517.20

Metered Water Rates

Connection Size Quarterly Base Charge Annual Base Charge
3/4" Metered $140.90 $563.60
1" Metered $235.20 $940.80
1-1/2" Metered $469.10 $1,876.40
2" Metered $750.80 $3,003.20
3" Metered $1,408.70 $5,634.80
4" Metered $2,348.20 $9,392.80
6" Metered $4,694.90 $18,779.80
8" Metered $7,512.20 $30,048.80
10" Metered $10,799.90 $43,199.60

Consumption Rate Per 100 Cubic Feet of Water

Single Family - Tier 1 $1.09 (1 - 45 CCF)
Single Family - Tier 2 $1.64 (ABOVE 45 CCF)
Multi Family $1.53
Commercial $1.52

Sewer Rates

Residential Examples

Dwelling Sewer Units Quarterly Bill
Single Family Dwelling 3 $126.27
Single Family Dwelling 4 $168.36
Single Family Dwelling 5 $210.45
Duplex 6 $247.32
Triplex 9 $370.98
Fourplex 12 $494.64
Type of Connection Quarterly Service Charge Per Sewer Unit Annual Service Charge Per Sewer Unit
Single Family Dwelling $42.09 $168.36
Multi-Family Residences $41.22 $164.88
Motels/Hotels/Timeshares $40.69 $162.76
Restaurants $43.72 $174.88
Service Stations $43.72 $174.88
Trailer/Mobile Home Parks and Campgrounds $38.73 $154.92
Laundromats $43.72 $174.88
Automobile Service Garage $43.72 $174.88
Taverns without Food Facilities $43.72 $174.88
All Other Commercial Establishments $43.72 $174.88

Delinquent charges, when recorded as provided in California Government Code Section 54354.5 and the District's Administrative Code, shall constitute a lien upon the real property served.

Example:

Average Single Family Dwelling = 3/4" Meter using 2600 Cubic Feet of Water

Quarterly Base Charge $140.90
Consumption Charge: $1.09 X 26 $28.34
Total Quarterly Bill $169.24

Quarterly bill will vary depending on meter size and actual water consumed.