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Rates, Fees, and Charges Index
Emergency Rate Adjustment for Water Conservation:

During periods of mandated water restrictions by the South Florida Water Management District, an automatic adjustment to the inclining block rates shall be instituted. The block rate adjustments are as follows:

1. Single Family, all meter sizes (1,000 gallons)
Block
Standard
Drought
Extreme Drought
(a) Basic Tier
0 to 3
0 to 2
1
(b) Second Tier
4 to 6
3 to 5
2 to 4
(c) Third Tier
7 to 12
6 to 9 5 to 6
(d) Final Tier
Over 12
Over 9
Over 6
 
2. Multi-Family, per unit (1,000 gallons)
Block
Standard
Drought
Extreme Drought
(a) Basic Tier
0 to 2
1
1
(b) Second Tier
3 to 4
2 to 3
2
(c) Third Tier
5 to 6
4 to 5
3
(d) Final Tier
Over 6
Over 5
Over 3
 
3. Irrigation Meters (1,000 gallons)
Meter Size
Block
Standard
Drought
Extreme Drought
(a) 5/8"
First Tier 
0 to 8
0 to 4
0 to 2
(b) 5/8"
Second Tier
Over 8
Over 4
Over 2
(c) 1"
First Tier 
0 to 22
0 to 11
0 to 5
(d) 1"
Second Tier
Over 22
Over 11
Over 5
(e) 1½"
First Tier 
0 to 55
0 to 27
0 to 14
(f) 1½"
Second Tier
Over 55
Over 27
Over 14
(g) 2" and over
First Tier 
0 to 142
0 to 71
0 to 35
(h) 2" and over
Second Tier
Over 142
Over 71
Over 35
 
4. Commercial, Municipal, Institutional, Hotels, Motels, and Recreational Vehicles, per Actual Average Consumption
Block
Standard
Drought
Extreme Drought
(a) First Tier 
0 to 75%
0 to 60%
0 to 45%
(b) Second Tier
Over 75%
Over 60%
Over 45%

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