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The 2022 water and wastewater rates and charges, as approved by Council, are effective January 1, 2022.

Effective January 1, 2022, 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”

$17.91

 $17.91

    $605.00

1”

$31.08

 $31.08

    $700.00

1.5”

$60.99

 $60.99

    $1,200.00

2”

$90.86

 $90.86

    $1,330.00

3”

$152.57

 $152.57

 

4”

$246.25

 $246.25

 

6”

$437.90

 $437.90

 

Water consumption charges

  • Usage under 10,200 cubic meters per month $1.2496
  • Usage over 10,200 cubic meters per month $0.9032

Flat Rate and Miscellaneous Charges

Rates for unmetered users are based on a monthly consumption of 330 cubic meters, as well as the fixed rate changes, and reflect the updated metered rates. The flat rate unmetered water and wastewater charges are therefore as follows:

Flat rate un-metered charges

Flat rate water charge - $52.28 per month

Flat rate wastewater charge - $53.92 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.