Effective January 1, 2017


Hydrant Meter Rentals – Monthly (Seasonal)

AVAILABILITY: Service under this rate schedule is available to any customer within the Onondaga County Water Authority’s service area that has been properly permitted to use Authority hydrants.

APPLICABILITY: Permitted users of hydrants only. Users will be allowed to draw water from designated hydrants and must use the meter and reduced pressure zone device provided by the Authority each time they draw water for their permitted purpose(s).

RATE: The rate for services hereunder shall be:

First 21,000 gallons or less per month $85.68
Over 21,000 gallons per month @ $2.55 per 1,000 gallons

MINIMUM BILL: The minimum monthly bill for services hereunder shall be:

Size Meter           Gallons                   Minimum Bill

1”                                 21,000                            $ 85.68
1 ½”                           34,000                            $118.83
3”                                75,000                            $223.38

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for the meter and the reduced pressure zone device (RPZ). The deposit will be returned to the permitted user upon payment in full for all water used (including the minimum) and upon return of the equipment provided (in good condition), which includes the meter, the RPZ, fittings, hose and hydrant wrench. Meter and RPZ must be returned by December 31st of the rental year.

Size Meter        Deposit

1”                           $220.00
1½”                       $378.00
3”                           $656.00

BILLING: Totals the minimum bill plus applicable usage rate for all water used during the billing cycle.

PAYMENT: Bills are rendered net and are payable within fifteen (15) days after presentation, in accordance with Article VIII of the Customer Rules of the Authority.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Service hereunder is subject to the Customer Rules of the Authority.