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 $175.17 $700.68
Duplex $290.93 $1,163.72
Triplex $395.24 $1,580.96
Four-Plex $511.33 $2,045.32
Each Additional Unit $85.68 $342.72
Business 3/4" Service $253.66 $1,014.64
Business 1" Service $382.65 $1,530.60

Metered Water Rates

Connection Size Quarterly Base Charge Annual Base Charge
3/4" Metered $138.16 $552.64
1" Metered $230.62 $922.48
1-1/2" Metered $459.97 $1,839.88
2" Metered $736.19 $2,944.76
3" Metered $1,381.28 $5,525.12
4" Metered $2,302.50 $9,210.00
6" Metered $4,603.52 $18,414.08
8" Metered $7,365.99 $29,463.96
10" Metered $10,589.70 $42,358.00

Consumption Rate Per 100 Cubic Feet of Water

Single Family - Tier 1 $1.58 (1 - 45 CCF)
Single Family - Tier 2 $2.40 (ABOVE 45 CCF)
Multi Family $1.57
Commercial $1.62

Sewer Rates

Residential Examples

Dwelling Sewer Units Quarterly Bill
Single Family Dwelling 3 $133.38
Single Family Dwelling 4 $177.84
Single Family Dwelling 5 $222.30
Duplex 6 $257.64
Triplex 9 $386.46
Fourplex 12 $515.28
Type of Connection Quarterly Service Charge Per Sewer Unit Annual Service Charge Per Sewer Unit
Single Family Dwelling $44.46 $177.84
Multi-Family Residences $42.94 $171.76
Motels/Hotels/Timeshares $42.21 $168.84
Trailer/Mobile Home Parks and Campgrounds $42.16 $168.64
Non-Residential $44.46 $177.84

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 $138.16
Consumption Charge: $1.58 X 26 $  41.08
Total Quarterly Bill $179.24

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