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2015 Water Rate Comparison

Why did our water rates go up? read the June bill insert

The accompanying chart, which compares Cranberry’s new rates with those of nearby communities, shows that even with the increase, Township rates remain competitive. 
Water Rate Comparison
Water Rate Comparison Chart (pdf)

Residential and business accounts are billed monthly


Water, sewer, and related service rates are shown below.  Bill Payment Options include auto-pay and e-bill


Metered Water Service

Minimum Meter Charge   
A monthly minimum charge for each meter is based on water meter sizes.

Meter Quantity Charges    Effective July 20, 2015:  $6.46 / 1,000 gallons           
                
 Meter Size  
Monthly Charge
5/8" $6.00
3/4" $7.20
1" $12.00
1 1/2" $24.00
2" $38.40
3" $76.80
4" $120.00
6" $240.00
8" $384.00
           


Metered Sewer Service

Why did our sewer rates go up? read the October bill insert...

Minimum Meter Charge     A monthly minimum charge, for each meter, is based on water meter sizes, as shown below.

Meter Quantity Charges     Effective October 20, 2015:   $7.98 / 1,000 gallons

Un-Metered Sewer Service Customers     Effective October 20, 2015:   $61.00 / month

 Meter Size  
Monthly Charge
 5/8" $7.00
 3/4" $10.50
 1" $17.50
 1 1/2" $35.00
 2" $56.00
 3" $112.00
 4" $175.00
 6" $350.00


Private Fire Protection

Residential: These charges apply to some residential structures that are required, by law, to have fire suppression systems.These will be assessed a private fire protection fee of $6.00 (flat rate) per month, per unit. The premises, if furnished general water service in addition to private fire protection service, will be billed for general metered water service in accordance with the current rate schedule.

Commercial: These charges apply to some businesses that have fire protection systems. These will be accessed a private fire protection fee based on the size of the line. The premises, if furnished general water service in addition to private fire protection service, will be billed for general metered water service in accordance with the current rate schedule.


 Fire Line Size  
Monthly Charge
 2" $43.50
 4" $70.50
 6" $93.00
 7" $120.00
 8" $145.50
 10" $147.00
 12" $174.00



Other Services and Fees


Service  Fee
Service Application Fee $10.00
Rental Unit Security Deposit $200.00
Account Past-Due Charge 10% of current balance
Returned Check Charge $30.00
Property Liens for Delinquent Accounts 6% interest, plus all Butler County charges
Reconnect Service Fee $50.00
Turn-On / Turn-Off for inspection $50.00
Water Meter Test Charge $100.00 + testing agency charges
5/8" X 3/4" Deduct Meter $376.00, installed
Temporary Service
Construction Meter
$500.00 deposit, plus 10% surcharge to current water rates
(effective July 20, 2015)
 1" Water Tap* * $2,518.00
(*May be reduced by $359.00 due to developer-funded infrastructure)
Sewer Tap ** ** $2,536.00
(**May be reduced by $26.00 due to developer-funded infrastructure)