City Water Rates for 2022

  • City Water Rates for 2022

Residents can review the City of Dearborn's Water and Sewers Ordinance and water and sewer rates below. For more information, contact the Water Division of the Public Works Department.

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AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE WATER AND SEWERS CHAPTER (CHAPTER 19) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF DEARBORN BY AMENDING ARTICLE 1 ENTITLED “IN GENERAL.”

 THE CITY OF DEARBORN ORDAINS TO:

 Amend Chapter 19 of the Code of the City of Dearborn by amending Article 1 to read as follows:

Amend Chapter 19 of the code of the City of Dearborn by amending Article 1 to read as follows:

ARTICLE 1. IN GENERAL

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Sec. 19-5. - Water service to premises outside city limits.

If the owner of premises situated outside, but adjacent to the corporate limits of the city, may desire to connect such premises to the sewer facilities of the city so as to dispose of the sanitary sewage originating on or in connection with such premises, and if such premises are serviced by water mains with meters attached which are under the control and supervision of the city, such owner may apply for a permit to install or cause to be installed the necessary tap and connection to such sewer and the disposal of the sanitary sewage originating on or in connection with such premises under the following terms and conditions:

4)         The applicant and all persons claiming under or through him shall further agree to and shall pay to the city quarterly and within 21 days after the bill therefore is rendered by the city, a sewerage disposal fee based on the amount of water consumed on such premises, as determined by the quarterly reading of the water meter, such sewage disposal fee to be computed at the rate of $44.70 per 1,000 cubic feet or fraction thereof, of water consumed, for all bills rendered on or after the effective date of this section.

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Sec. 19-28. - Rates, when payable.

Water rates shall be paid quarterly. The following rates for water supply and service shall be charged on all bills rendered on and after the effective date of July 1, 2022.

The rate for non-fireline accounts per MCF for water is $32.80 plus a capacity charge of $18.66 , per equivalent factor based on the meter size as shown in the following schedule. The rate for fireline accounts per MCF for water is $32.80, plus a capacity charge of $25.50 per equivalent factor based on meter service size as shown in the following schedule.

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Sec. 19-29. - Sewage treatment rates.

(a) Volume of flow. The charges for sewage treatment shall be based upon water consumption, as indicated on the water bill and shall be billed quarterly. Such rates shall be computed on the basis of $44.70 per MCF of water used and a quarterly basic service charge of $40.51 per equivalent factors based on meter size as shown in the schedule in section 19-28. These rates will be effective on all bills rendered on or after July 1, 2022.

(b) Industrial waste control (IWC) and high strength surcharge. In addition to the aforementioned volume of flow rate of $44.70 per MCF, specific industrial and commercial firms identified by the Great Lakes Water Authority, and contributors of certain pollutants in concentrations which exceed normal sewage, will be surcharged quarterly. The surcharge rates established and adopted by the Great Lakes Water Authority shall be passed through to the identified industrial and commercial firms with the same impact and effective dates as adopted by the Great Lakes Water Authority.

(c) Industrial waste control charge. In addition to the aforementioned volume of flow rate and the high strength surcharge, specific industrial and commercial users identified by the Great Lakes Water Authority will also be charged an industrial waste control charge.

(d) Nonresidential flow surcharge. For funding of the activities of the industrial waste control section, a monthly charge shall be assessed. The surcharge rates established and adopted by the Great Lakes Water Authority shall be passed through with the same impact and effective dates as adopted by the Great Lakes Water Authority.

Sec. 19-28. - Rates, when payable.

Water rates shall be paid quarterly. The following rates for water supply and service shall be charged on all bills rendered on and after the effective date of July 1, 2022.
The rate for non-fireline accounts per MCF for water is $32.80 plus a capacity charge of $18.66 , per equivalent factor based on the meter size as shown in the following schedule. The rate for fireline accounts per MCF for water is $32.80, plus a capacity charge of $25.50 per equivalent factor based on meter service size as shown in the following schedule.

THE RATE PER MCF FOR WATER IS $32.80 PLUS A CAPACITY CHARGE OF $18.66 PER EQUIVALENT FACTOR FOR NON-FIRELINE ACCOUNTS. THE RATE PER MCF FOR WATER IS $32.80 PLUS A CAPACITY CHARGE OF $25.50 PER EQUIVALENT FACTOR FOR FIRELINE ACCOUNTS. THE RATE PER MCF FOR SEWER IS $44.70 PLUS A CAPACITY CHARGE OF $40.51 PER EQUIVALENT FACTOR BASED ON THE METER SIZES AS SHOWN IN THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE. These rates will be effective on all bills rendered on or after July 1, 2022.

Calculation of Quarterly Water Capacity Charge, Water Basic Service Charge and Sewer Capacity Charges, Based on Meter Sizes

 
Water Meter Sizes


Equivalent

Quarterly Water Capacity Charge X Equivalent Factor

Quarterly Sewage Capacity Charge

Quarterly Basic Service Charges Water and Sewer Non-Fireline

Quarterly Basic Service Charges Water and Sewer Fireline 

Meter Size

 FACTOR

$18.66

$40.51

Column C + Column D

 $25.50

5/8 MAG

1

$18.66

$40.51

$59.17

 $25.50

¾

1

$18.66

$40.51

$59.17

 $25.50

1

2

$37.32

$81.02

$118.34

$51.00

4

$74.64

$162.04

$236.68

$102.00

2

7

$130.62

$283.57

$414.19

$178.50

2 × 5/8

7

$130.62

$283.57

$414.19

$178.50

3

16

$298.56

$648.16

$946.72

$408.00

3 × ¾

16

$298.56

$648.16

$946.72

$408.00

4

25

$466.50

$1,012.75

$1,479.25

$637.50

4 × ¾

25

$466.50

$1,012.75

$1,479.25

$637.50

4 × 1

25

$466.50

$1,012.75

$1,479.25

$637.50

6

50

$933.00

$2,025.50

$2,958.50

$1,275.00

6 × 1

50

$933.00

$2,025.50

$2,958.50

$1,275.00

6 × 3 × 1

50

$933.00

$2,025.50

$2,958.50

$1,275.00

8

80

$1,492.80

$3,240.80

$4,733.60

$2,040.00

8 × 2

80

$1,492.80

$3,240.80

$4,733.60

$2,040.00

8 × 4

80

$1,492.80

$3,240.80

$4,733.60

$2,040.00

8 × 4 × 1

80

$1,492.80

$3,984.00

$4,733.60

$2,040.00

8 × 6 × 1

80

$1,492.80

$3,984.00

$4,733.60

$2,040.00

10

115

$2,145.90

$4,658.65

$6,804.55

$2,932.50

12

155

$2,892.30

$6,279.05

$9,171.35

$3,952.50

16

285

$5,318.10

$11,545.35

$16,863.45

$7,267.50

24

600

$11,196.00

$24,306.00

$35,502.00

$15,300.00

 

           

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