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RATES FOR WATER TO METERED CUSTOMERS

All water bills to metered customers will be charged as follows based upon meter size and water usage:

 July 1, 2022* July 1, 2023** 
Meter SizeMonthlyQuarterlyMonthlyQuarterly
5/8″$31.00$73.08$33.48$78.93
3/4″$49.79$129.39$53.77$139.75
1″$66.64$179.99$71.97$194.39
1 1/2″$124.10$352.39$134.03$380.58
2″$224.81$654.48$242.80$706.84
3″$395.47$1,202.26$427.11$1,298.44
4″$848.67$2,526.10$916.57$2,728.19
6″$2,481.81$7,425.53$2,680.35$8,019.57
8″$8,504.49$25,493.57$9,184.85$27,533.06

* All usage more than 300 cu. ft. quarterly or 100 cu. ft. monthly shall be at the rate of $1.85 per 100 cu. ft.

** All usage more than 300 cu. ft. quarterly or 100 cu. ft. monthly shall be at the rate of $2.00 per 100 cu. ft.

PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION CHARGES

Revenue from Public Fire Protection Charges are established in accordance Maine Public Utilities Commission Rules Chapter 69.  Revenue assignments per municipality (below) are based upon the number of District owned and operated fire hydrants connected to the distribution system as of April 1, 2022.

MunicipalityNumber of HydrantsAnnual Fire Protection Charge (July 1, 2022)Annual Fire Protection Charge (July 1, 2023)
Waterville326 $396,927.20 $428,681.38
Winslow141 $171,677.10 $185,411.27
Fairfield127 $154,631.15 $167,001.64
Benton31 $37,744.61 $40,764.18
Vassalboro17 $20,698.66 $22,354.55
 642$781,678.73$844,213.03

PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE 

Charges per quarter for Private Fire Service from Kennebec Water District mains:

Service diameterQuarterly July 1, 2022Quarterly July 1, 223
2″$17.18 $18.56
4″$106.21 $114.70
5″$202.34 $218.53
6″$308.56 $333.24
8″$657.56 $710.16
10″$1,182.51 $1,277.11
12″$1,910.07 $2,062.87

In cases where fire protection systems are supplied with water through metered connections, the quantity of water used for extinguishments of fires will be estimated and deducted from the quantity registered by the meter before billing, upon written request within 30 days.