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Southern Outer Banks Water System Rate and Fee Schedule

Spindirft...Ocean Sands A-B-C...Ocean Hill 1...Corolla Village...Whalehead
Rate and Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2016
 
Water Charges
Base rate:   $20.00 month
 
Consumption:
  up to 2,500 gallons $ 3.50 per 1000 gallon
  up to 5,000 gallons $ 4.50 per 1000 gallon
  up to 10,000 gallons $ 5.50 per 1000 gallon
  up to 15,000 gallons $ 6.50 per 1000 gallon
  up to 20,000 gallons $ 7.50 per 1000 gallon
  over 20,000 gallons $ 8.50 per 1000 gallon
 
Total water charge based on rate block for total consumption.
Ex: If 25,000 gallons used, cost is $8.50/1000 for all gallons used.
 
Commercial master meter accounts charged at the above rates per unit served. Hotels and motels: Four rooms equal one commercial master meter billing unit.
 
 Impact Fees
  Standard 3/4" meter

6,000

  Standard 1" meter 

 6,500

  3/4 irrigation meter 

 1,000

  1 inch irritation meter 

1,300

 
Deposits
Renter deposit

     150.00  

High-risk deposit (owner or renter)

200.00 *

Fire hydrant meter

  2,500.00  

* or three months' billing of previous usage, whichever is greater
 
Charges and Other Fees
Open/reopen/transfer account 25.00
Special request meter reading 25.00
Reread meter - our reading correct 25.00
Reread meter - our reading incorrect N/C
Reconnection fee (after cutoff for nonpayment)  
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m 50.00
Returned check fee 25.00
Meter tampering fee 75.00
Turn on/off fee, per occurrence
  Normal working hours 25.00
Meter testing fee
  If meter accurate 50.00
  If more than 2.5% inaccurate N/C
Pipe pressure/leakage test 150.00
Pipe pressure/leakage retest 150.00
Fire hydrant meter setup fee 50.00
Meter accessibility charge 35.00
 
Parts and Labor
All replacement parts charged at cost plus 20%.
Labor charges: $60.00 per man per hour
Ditch Witch: $125.00 per hour
Backhoe: $125.00 per hour
 
Repairs requiring contracted labor charged at invoice plus 20%.