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RECYCLED WATER RATE SCHEDULE 2019-02 

Adopted By Resolution Number 19-8710,May 21, 2019


Rate RW-1, Metered, Recycled Water Service
Applicability - Applicable to all metered service connections served by the City of Santa Clara Recycled Water System, except for those specific recycled water uses described in Rates RW-2 and RW-3.

(1) Monthly Quantity Charges

All use: $3.74 per hundred cubic feet (HCF).


(2) Minimum Monthly Meter Rates
The minimum monthly meter rate will entitle the customer to the quantity of water which the stated monthly minimum charge will purchase at the Monthly Quantity Charge.

water meter size minimum charge
5/8 x 3/4 inch   $18.59
1 inch   $28.95
1 ½ inch   $54.83
2 inch   $85.89
3 inch   $168.72
4 inch   $261.90
6 inch   $520.73
8 inch   $831.34
10 inch   $1,245.47
12 inch   $1,750.20

(3) Special Conditions

a. Landscape Irrigation Otherwise Served By A Private Well: Customers who receive recycled water from the City for landscape irrigation purposes and upon application and presenting evidence to the City that such water would otherwise be provided by a well which qualifies pump taxes levied by the Santa Clara Valley Water District, shall receive a credit of $0.39 per HCF for the quantities of water used.

b. Industrial Process Water: Customers who receive recycled water from the City for use in an industrial process, shall receive a credit of $0.16 per HCF for the quantities of water used.

c. Industrial Process Water Otherwise Served By A Private Well: Customers who receive recycled water from the City for use in an industrial process and upon application and presenting evidence to the City that such water would be otherwise provided by a well which qualifies for the pump taxes levied by the Santa Clara Valley Water District, shall receive a credit of $0.66 per HCF for the quantities of water used, plus a fixed rate of $50.00 per month.

Rate RW-2, Fire Services
Applicability - Applicable to separate fire services (automatic sprinklers, private fire hydrants, etc.) required by the City of Santa Clara or insurance underwriters.

(1) Monthly Fire Service Charge:

SERVICE SIZE  MONTHLY CHARGE
2 inch $2.59
4 inch $14.67
6 inch $43.14
8 inch $91.89
10 inch $165.22
12 inch $267.03

(2) Special Conditions:

Fire Service charges are imposed for maintenance and operation of the metering components, including capital replacement. No charge will be made for water used to extinguish fires or for testing. Any other usage of water through leakage or for general use shall result in the imposition of regular water service rates (Rate RW-1) for a minimum of (3) billing cycles or longer, until such time as illicit use of water through the fire service connection has ceased. Continued water usage through a fire service is a violation of City's Rules and Regulations and may cause interruption of service.

Rate RW-3, Cross Connection Controls
Applicability - Applicable to all service connections where a public cross-connection control device has been required by the City of County Health Department.

(3) Monthly Cross Connection Charge:

service size monthly charge
1 inch $7.81
2 inch $12.50
3 inch $25.00
4 inch $39.06
6 inch $78.13
8 inch $125.00
10 inch $187.50




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