Pasco County Utilities customers will be paying higher water, wastewater and reclaimed water bills, effective Oct. 1, according to a county news release.
The average residential customer, using 6,000 gallons of water and sewer each month, will see a billing increase of $2.47 — going from the current charge of $83.68 to a new charge of $86.15.
Residential reclaimed water customers also will see small increases in the reclaimed water base charge and the Back-Flow Prevention Device fee as follows:
Reclaimed Water Base Charge: increasing 40 cents, from the current charge of $11.39 to a new charge of $11.79, for the first 10,000 gallons.
After that, the charge will increase 4 cents — from the current rate of $1.14 for every additional 10,000 gallons to a new rate of $1.18.
The back-flow prevent device fee also is increasing. It is going up 22 cents, from the current fee of $6.20 to a new fee of $6.42.
A full list of rates and fees is available online at bit.ly/pcurates – scroll to the middle of the page.
A four-year rate schedule went into effect Oct. 1, 2021, with changes adopted from a Cost-of-Service Rate Study approved by the Pasco Board of County Commissioners. The study includes projected annual adjustments to service rates, fees and charges through Sept. 30, 2025.
Visit PascoCountyUtilities.com for more information about Pasco County Utilities services.
Published September 20, 2023