Rate Changes for Pasco County Utilities Customers

Rate Changes for Pasco County Utilities Customers

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on August 6, 2022

New water, wastewater and reclaimed water rates beginning in October

Rate Changes for Pasco County Utilities Customers

Pasco County Utilities customers should anticipate rate changes on their water, wastewater and reclaimed water bills effective October 1, 2022.  The average residential customer, using 6,000 gallons of water a month, will see a billing increase from $81.30 to $83.68 – a difference of $2.38.

Residential reclaimed water customers will also see small increases in the reclaimed water base charge and the Back-Flow Prevention Device fee, as follows:

  • Base Charge: $11.39
    • includes first 10,000 gallons
    • $1.14 for every additional 1,000 gallons
  • Back-Flow Prevention Device fee: $6.20

Pasco County is proud to offer customers high-quality services at some of the lowest rates in the area.  A full list of new rates and fees is available online at bit.ly/PCURates – scroll to the bottom of the page.  Pasco County Utilities rates, fees and charges benefit all our customers, as Pasco uses these revenues to maintain, repair and replace water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems.

“We strongly encourage all customers, regardless of their water source, to ensure their irrigation systems and rain sensors are operating correctly and efficiently to avoid higher bills due to leaks or unintentional water use,” said Utilities Customer Information & Services Director Sandra Anderson.

The most recent four-year rate schedule took effect October 1, 2021.  The Cost of Service Rate Study, which determined the changes, is available online and includes projected annual adjustments to service rates, fees and charges through 2025.

Visit PascoCountyUtilities.com for more information about Pasco County Utilities services.

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