Auburn Sewerage District Rate Schedule

MINIMUM CHARGE: (CAPACITY DEMAND)

All ratepayers will be subject to a demand charge for recovery of expenses associated with capital infrastructure (fixed cost). These expenses include the initial cost of collector sewers, pump stations and treatment facilities. The capacity demand charge will be based on the size of the domestic water meter. Quarterly rates are as follows:

 

Meter Size Fee
5/8″ Meter
$47.16
3/4″ Meter
$67.91
1″ Meter
$120.75
1 1/2″ Meter
$271.69
2″ Meter
$482.98
3″ Meter
$1,108.93
4″ Meter
$1,931.93
6″ Meter
$4,346.82


USAGE RATE:

All ratepayers will be subject to a usage charge for the recovery of expenses associated with the collection and treatment of wastewater (variable cost). There is no minimum for metered water used. The user charge will be based on the actual volume generated.

The usage rate will be:
$ 3.16 per 100 cubic feet ( or 748 gallons)

FLAT SEWER:

Seasonal households with a connection to public sewer that do not have a meter, will pay a quarterly flat sewer fee of:

$ 78.93 per quarter

INDUSTRIAL SURCHARGE FEE:

A surcharge over and above the regular usage charge will be assessed to industrial and commercial users who discharge higher than average concentrations of sewerage into the collection system. Surcharge will be established by sampling the effluent discharged.

 

BOD @ $ 0.148 per Pound of BOD above 250 mg/l
TSS @ $ 0.199 per Pound of TSS above 300 mg/l

SEWER CONNECTION INSPECTION PERMIT:

A sewer connection inspection fee shall be charged for each connection made to the sewer collection system. The sewer connection inspection fee shall be:

 

$ 50.00 per connection

MINIMUM SEWER CONNECTION FEE: (or ASSESSMENT FEE)

Minimum Sewer Connection Fees shall be as follows:

 

Meter Size Capacity Fee
5/8″ Meter
16 gpm
$750.00
3/4″ Meter
24 gpm
$1,125.00
1″ Meter
40 gpm
$1,875.00
1 1/2″ Meter
80 gpm
$3,750.00
2″ Meter
128 gpm
$6,000.00
3″ Meter
240 gpm
$11,250.00
4″ Meter
400 gpm
$18,750.00

STORM DRAIN SEPARATION FEE: (CAPACITY FEE)

Storm Drain Separation Fees shall be as follows:

 

Meter Size Capacity Fee
5/8″ Meter
16 gpm
$750.00
3/4″ Meter
24 gpm
$1,125.00
1″ Meter
40 gpm
$1,875.00
1 1/2″ Meter
80 gpm
$3,750.00
2″ Meter
128 gpm
$6,000.00
3″ Meter
240 gpm
$11,250.00
4″ Meter
400 gpm
$18,750.00


INDUSTRIAL TREATMENT SAMPLING FEE:

An Industrial Treatment Sampling Fee shall be charged to all industries who have an Industrial Discharge License with the Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority (LAWPCA). This fee shall be to recover the cost of Auburn’s share of the Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority Industrial Pretreatment Program. The fee is based on a cost sharing formula for all industrial users based on EPA guidance.

 

Category
Step
Annual Fee
Non-Categorical Discharge License – Flow < 25,000 gpd
A
$1,900
Non-Categorical Discharge License – Flow > 25,000 gpd
B
$4,000
Categorical Discharge License – Flow < 25,000 gpd
C
$5,800
Categorical Discharge License – Flow > 25,000 gpd
D
$7,800

Auburn Sewer District Rates 2016