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.

2019 water and wastewater rates and charges, effective January 1, 2019 are as follows:

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

5/8” and ¾”

$15.04

 $15.04

    $535.00

1”

$26.08

 $26.08

    $610.00

1-1/2”

$51.21

 $51.21

    $1,050.00

2”

$76.29

 $76.29

    $1,170.00

3”

$128.09

 $128.09

 

4”

$206.76

 $206.76

 

6”

$367.67

 $367.67

 

Water consumption charges

  • Usage under 10,200 cubic meters per month $1.1893
  • Usage over 10,200 cubic meters per month $0.8597

Flat Rate and Miscellaneous Charges

  • Based on monthly water consumption $1.2336 per cubic meter

    Flat rate un-metered charges

    Flat rate water charge - $46.60 per month

    Flat rate wastewater charge - $47.80 per month

    Miscellaneous charges

    Re-connection charge - $ 89.00 per meter

    Seasonal meters – flat rate charge

    Hydrant rental charge - $89.00 per day

    Unauthorized hydrant use - $100.00 plus cost

    Water meter frozen – at cost

    Turn water on/off – at cost

    After hours' callout – at cost

    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.