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FY 2019 Rates, Fees and Charges

Fiscal Year 2019 Water and Wastewater Service Rates, Fees and Charges

The following schedule of rates, fees, and charges for water and wastewater services to be rendered by Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (WWS) is effective with all services rendered on or after October 1, 2018:

Water and Wastewater Services Rates, and Charges
The Broward County Administrative Code   


​​W​ater and Wastewater

Rates, Fee, and Charges

a. C​ustomer Charge (per account, per month)

All Customers $4.42

b. Sing​le Family and Multiple Family Residential:

1. Volume Charge (per 1,000 gallons, all gallons):​
(a) Single Family Residential Water, all meter sizes (​per meter):
(1) 0–3,000 gallons
$1.58
(2) 4,000–6,000 gallons $2.81
(3) 7,000–12,000 gallons $6.64
(4) Over 12,000 gallons $8.04
(b) Multiple Family Residential Water, all meter sizes (per unit):
0–2,000 gallons $1.58
(2) 3,000–4,000 gallons $2.81
(3) 5,000–6,000 gallons $6.64
(4) Over 6,000 gallons $8.04
(c) Single Family Residential Wastewater, all meter sizes (per meter):
(1) 0–15,000 gallons​ $4.11
(2) Over 15,000 gallons No Change
(d) Multiple Family Residential Wastewater (per unit):
(1) 0–8,000 gallons $4.11
(2) Over 8,000 gallons No Charge
2. Minimum Monthly Charge:
(a) Single Family Residential:
Per Meter Size Water Wastewater​
5/8" $12.37​ ​$19.88
1" (ARC* = 20,000 gallons or less)  ​$12.37​​ ​$19.88
1" (ARC * > 20,000gallons) ​$35.29 ​$46.19
1½"  ​$72.78 ​$129.89
(b) Multiple Family and Mobile Homes Residential (per unit):

Water Wastewater​
All Units ​$10.11  ​$15.69​
​​*Note: ARC is the customer's actual residential average monthly consumption for the preceding calendar year. For the purposes of calculating the average, only months with consumption will be included. ​ ​
c. Commercial, Municipal, Industrial, and Recreational Vehicles:​
1. Volume Charge (per 1,000 gallons, all gallons):
(a) Water based upon the percent of Actual Average Consumption (AAC), all meter sizes:
(1) 0–75% $4.01
(2) Over 75% $8.18
(b) Wastewater, all meter sizes $4.11
​​Note: AAC is the customer's actual average monthly consumption for the preceding fiscal year. For the purposes of calculating the average, only months with consumption will be included. ​ ​
2. Minimum Monthly Charge:
(a) Per Meter Size Water Wastewater
5/8" ​$18.25 ​$26.56
1" ​$42.44 ​$71.09
1½" ​$95.38 ​$147.04
2" ​$242.40 ​$414.50
3" ​$511.13 ​$1,156.45
4" ​$4,655.63 ​$2,238.20
6" ​$8,806.10 ​$13,754.48
8" ​$10,572.13 ​$14,908.40
​​(b) per unit Water​​ Wastewater​​​
​Hotels and Motels ​$6.71 ​$11.09
​Recreational Vehicles ​$7.52 ​$11.38

d. Sales for Resale:​

1. Volume Charge, all meter sizes, (per 1,000 gallons, all gallons):
(a) Water Treatment Charge $2.51
(b) Water Transmission Charge $0.11
2. Minimum Monthly Charge (per meter):
Meter Size
4" or less $4,656.63
6" $8,806.10
8" $10,572.13
10" or greater $61,017.64​

e. Priva​te Fire Protection, all meter sizes:

1. Volume Charge, Water (per 1,000 gallons,all gallons) $6.64
2. Minimum MonthlyCharge, Water (per service) $124.81

f. Ir​rigation Water (per meter):

1. Volume Charge (per 1,000 gallons, all gallons):

First Tier Second Tier
Meter Size ​$6.63 ​$8.05
5/8" ​0 - 8,000 ​Over 8,000​
1" ​0 - 22,000 ​Over 22,000
1½" ​0 - 55,000 ​Over 55,000
2 to 3"  ​Over 142,000​
2. Minimum Monthly Charge
Meter Size
5/8" $15.68
1" $31.19
1½" $84.65
2" $194.91
3" $444.37
4" $1,966.15

g. Mis​cellaneous Wastewater Charges:

1. Waste Hauler Disposal Fee, per 1,000 gallons:
(a) During business hours $55.00
(b) After business hours $135.00
2. Mixed Load Fee, per 1,000 gallons
(mixed load includes septage from source outside Broward County) $10.00
3. Truck Clean-Out Charge, per occurrence $90.00
4. Return Water, per 1,000 gallons $0.20
5. Violation Appeal Process Charge, per appeal $100.00
6. High Strength Industrial Wastewater Surcharge:
(a) Minimum Monthly Service Charge $15.50
(b) Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), concentration in excess of four hundred (400) mg/l, per pound 0.1537
(c) Total Suspended Solids (TSS) concentrations in excess of four hundred (400) mg/l, per pound 0.1458
(d) Oil and Grease (O&G) concentration in excess of one hundred (100) mg/l, up to three hundred and fifty (350) mg/l, per pound 0.1110
(e) If chemical oxygen demand (COD) concentration exceeds two (2.0) times that of the BOD, and is greater than eight hundred (800) mg/l, the excessive COD above eight hundred (800) mg/lshall be surcharged in place of the BOD, per pound 0.1537
7. Other Industrial Wastewater - To be determined on an individual basis.
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