Rates and Fees

Tap-in Fees

Connection Fee

The Authority charge for providing the connection for the new water service to the main and for providing the curb stop, curb box, and service line insulator materials.

¾″ service connection $515.00
1″ service connection $605.00
Service connection larger than 1″ At cost

Customer Facilities Fee

The Authority charge for its expenses related to the furnishing of a meter.

Meter Size Without meter pit With meter pit
⅝″ x ¾″ $455.00 $1,275.00
¾″ $480.00 $1,300.00
1″ $570.00 $1,560.00
Larger than 1″ At cost At cost

Quarterly Meter Charge

Minimum charge for each meter on the basis of the size(s) of meter(s) providing service.

Meter
Size
Quarterly
Rate
⅝″ x ¾″ $16.84
¾″ $25.27
1″ $42.09
1 ½″ $84.19
2″ $134.70
3″ $269.37
4″ $420.92
6″ $841.81
8″ $1,473.18
10″ $2,273.47

Miscellaneous Charges

Turn on fee, service for re-activation during normal service hours $62.00
Turn on fee, service for re-activation after normal service hours $136.00
Lien letter $20.00
Bad check fee $25.00
Tampering fine (meters, seals, fire hydrants) $500.00
Excess trip charges $31.00
After hours trip charge $105.00
Charge for testing meters 5/8″ x 3/4″ through 1″ $110.00
Charge for testing meters larger than 1” At cost
Fire hydrant flow test with traffic control $270
Fire hydrant flow test without traffic control $170

Quarterly Quantity Charge

Rates at which all water will be furnished to all customers.

Quarterly Quantity Rate per 1,000 Gallons
First 100,000 Gallons $8.85
All over 100,000 Gallons $7.55

Annual Fire Protection Charge

4″ Detector Check Valve $1,096.86
6″ Detector Check Valve $2,238.78
8″ Detector Check Valve $3,898.93
10″ Detector Check Valve $5,740.14

Sewage Rates

Rates are established by each municipality. We are only the billing and collecting agent.

Alcosan

  • Effective 1/1/18
    • Line charge $15.60/qtr.
    • Consumption charge $7.42/1,000 gals.
  • Effective 1/1/19
    • Line charge $16.69/qtr.
    • Consumption charge $7.94/1,000 gals.
  • Effective 1/1/20
    • Line charge $17.86/qtr.
    • Consumption charge $8.50/1,000 gals.
  • Effective 1/1/21
    • Line charge $19.11/qtr.
    • Consumption charge $9.10/1,000 gals.

Fox Chapel Borough

  •  Effective 1/1/16
    • Line charge $15.00/qtr.
    • EDU* charge $45.00/qtr.
    • Consumption charge $4.66/1,000 gals.
      • Well customers: Flat rate of 25,000 gals/qtr.
    • Allegheny Valley Join Sewage Authority
      • Base charge (0–6,000 gals/qtr) $21.00
      • Consumption charge $1.50/1,000 gals

O’Hara Township 

  • Effective 1/1/17
    • Line charge $5.65/qtr
    • Consumption charge $2.25/1,000 gals.
 

Harmar Township

  • Effective 9/1/17
    • Base charge (0–6,000 gals/qtr) $27.00
    • Consumption charge $4.50/1,000 gals
 

Indiana Township

  • Effective 2/1/18
    • Sewage Maintenance charge
      • Ottawa Hills District $75.00/qtr
      • Fairview Area District $50.00/qtr
    • Consumption charge $1.75/1,000 gals.

*Equivalent Dwelling Unit (EDU) – Defined by the Borough to be the measure of volume and strength of flow or expected flow of sanitary sewage equivalent to that generated by the single family residential establishment. A typical household equals 1 EDU.