KINGSTON WATER DISTRICT

Water Rates - Effective: January 1, 2020

Distribution Charges: Based upon Meter Size  

Annual Charge          Quarterly Charge

5/8”  meter  $ 245.69        $ 61.42

3/4” meter $ 328.42          $ 82.10

1”  meter $ 376.94            $ 94.24

2” meter $ 829.17             $ 207.29

4” meter  $2,222.33         $ 555.58

6” meter $4,296.66          $1,074.17

Rates for meter sizes larger than 6” would have to be developed as the need arises.


Capital Charge: Annual charge of $51.82 (paid quarterly $12.95) per customer account.

Infrastructure Charge: Annual charge of $51.82 (paid quarterly $12.95) per customer account.

Water Consumption Charges: Residential customers will be billed at the rate of $2.47 per 100 cubic feet up to 2,450 per quarter. Residential customers over 2,450 per quarter will be billed at the rate of $2.72 per 100 cubic feet. Commercial Customers: $2.47 per 100 cubic feet, Institutional Customers: $2.47 per 100 cubic feet, Wholesale Rate: $1.45 per 100 cubic feet, Agricultural Rate: $2.47 per 100 cubic feet, Industrial Rate: $2.47 per 100 cubic feet.


State of Rhode Island Surcharge: State-imposed surcharge of $0.0292 per 100 gallons of water consumption.

Multiple-Residential Use Through One Meter: For residential customers supplied through one (1) meter to more than one (1) dwelling or unit on the same platted lot, a distribution charge of $245.69 will be made to each residential unit, and the charge for water consumed will be billed as stated above under Water Consumption Charges.


Residential Impact Fee: A one-time fee of $2,860.43 per service connection shall be paid prior to hook-up to the water system for all new customers.

Non-Residential Impact Fee: A one-time impact fee of $2,860.34 per service connection will be paid for each 20,000 cubic-foot increment of estimated potential annual water consumption. A partial schedule follows:

0 to 20,000 cu. ft. $2,860.43  impact fee

20,001 to 40,000 cu. ft. $5,720.86 impact fee

40,001 to 60,000 cu. ft. $8,581.30 impact fee

60,001 to 80,000 cu. ft. $11,441.71 impact fee


Hydrant System Charges:

Public Fire Hydrants: $305.98/Annual   $78.03/Quarterly

Private Fire Hydrants: $388.45/Annual  $97.78/Quarterly

Sprinkler & Fire Services: For each connection based upon size:

Size Annual Charge  Quarterly Charge

 <1.5” $ 133.09 $ 33.27                 8" $1,709.49   $ 427.37           

 1.5” $ 143.73 $ 35.93                  10" $2,564.20   $ 641.05

 2” $ 214.01 $  53.50                    12" $3,418.98   $ 854.75

 3” $ 320.99 $ 80.25

 4” $ 427.98 $ 106.84   

 6" $ 854.72  $ 213.68

 


Billing:  Bills are prepared quarterly. All bills are payable within 30 days of billing.

Interest on any unpaid balances will be assessed at a rate of 12% per annum beginning with the date of the original invoice.

Shut-off Fees: There will be a “turn-off/turn-on” fee of $50.00 charged to the customer for nonpayment of water service other than in an emergency situation