Nonpotable Water Rates

  • The Type A NPWC will be calculated at 85% of the RAC rate plus PC, where RAC is the Replenishment Assessment Charge for the West Whitewater Replenishment Subbasin Area of Benefit then in effect on July 1 of each year, and the PC is the average pumping cost established at $54.57 per acre foot, to be escalated by 3% on July 1 of each year, at the Board’s discretion.
  • The Type B NPWC will be calculated at the Canal Class 1 Canal Water rate then in effect on July 1 of each year, plus the Quagga Mussel Mitigation surcharge then in effect on July 1 of each year.
  • The Type C NPWC will be calculated at 85% of the RAC rate plus PC, where RAC is the Replenishment Assessment Charge for the East Whitewater River Replenishment Subbasin Area of Benefit then in effect on July 1 of each year, and the PC is the pumping cost established at $35.70 per acre foot, to be escalated by 3% on July 1 of year, at the Board’s discretion.

Resolution No. 2019-39

The District has established the Nonpotable Water Charge (NPWC) for three nonpotable water customer types:

  1. Type A: customers that use nonpotable water in lieu of groundwater or domestic water whose water use is within the West Whitewater Replenishment Subbasin Area of Benefit;
  2. Type B: customers that use nonpotable water in lieu of groundwater or domestic water for agricultural irrigation whose water use is within Irrigation District No. 1; and
  3. Type C: non-agricultural customers who have a direct connection from the Mid-Valley Pipeline or the canal water distribution system and whose alternate source of water is groundwater in the East Whitewater Replenishment Subbasin Area of Benefit

Type A Customer Rater ($/Acre Foot) Calculation

West RAC rate per acre-foot- September 24, 2019 $143.80
Pumping Charge (PC) per acre-foot - September 24, 2019 $54.57
Total ($/Acre Foot) $198.37
Nonpotable Water Charge (85% of Total) $168.61

Type B Customer Rate Calculation

Canal Class 1 Rate - September 24, 2019 $34.32
Quagga Mussel Surcharge- September 24, 2019 $2.78
Total Rate Per Acre-Foot $37.10

Type C Customer Rate Calculation

East RAC rate per acre-foot- September 24, 2019 $66.00
Pumping Charge (PC) per acre-foot - September 24, 2019 $35.70
Total ($/Acre Foot) $101.70
85% of Total $86.45