Essex Powerlines can help with setting up a new account or cancelling your services. Please contact Essex Powerlines if you have any questions about your water bill at 519-737-6640.

The 2021 water and wastewater rates and charges, as approved by Council, are effective January 1, 2021.

Effective January 1, 2021, the rates are as follows:

Fixed charges per month – based on water meter size.
Pipe sizeWater Wastewater     Meter cost – onetime fee

5/8” and ¾”

$16.90

 $16.90

    $555.00

1”

$29.32

 $29.32

    $640.00

1.5”

$57.54

 $57.54

    $1,100.00

2”

$85.72

 $85.72

    $1,220.00

3”

$143.93

 $143.93

 

4”

$232.31

 $232.31

 

6”

$413.11

 $413.11

 

Water consumption charges

  • Usage under 10,200 cubic meters per month $1.2373
  • Usage over 10,200 cubic meters per month $0.8944

Flat Rate and Miscellaneous Charges

  • Based on monthly water consumption $1.2836 per cubic meter

    Flat rate un-metered charges

    Flat rate water charge - $50.93 per month

    Flat rate wastewater charge - $52.20 per month

    Miscellaneous charges

    Re-connection charge - $ 91.00 per meter

    Seasonal meters – flat rate charge

    Water meter frozen – at cost

    Turn water on/off – $100.00

    After hours' callout – $340.00 plus costs

    Damage to infrastructure - at cost

    Water service charge – at cost

    Customers located north of County Road 22 receive monthly water bills. Customers located south of County Road 22 receive bi-monthly water bills.

    The Town of Tecumseh does not offer a special water rate to residents filling a pool. The annual water rates apply as outlined above.