LDWA Rate Schedule 2020

Updated: 03/2020

 

PROPERTY OWNERSHIP – ACCOUNT TRANSFERS
LDWA water rates are based on the full month and cannot be prorated for a portion of the month.  Shareholders buying and selling property are advised to contact their realtor and/or title company to ascertain the amount due at the date of closing a property sale. 

I.    STANDBY TAPS.  $30.00 mo parcels with one water share attached, no meter.

II.    ACTIVE TAPS.  If expansion, modification, or change in use of a building requires additional water flow, an upsized meter may be connected at the cost of installation plus the difference in price between the original meter and the required new meter.  

A.    SINGLE-UNIT RESIDENTIAL
        0 up to 20,000 gals = $40.00/mo
​        20,001 up to 40,000 gals – $1.00/1,000 gals
​        40,001 up to 50,000 gals – $2.00/1,000 gals
​        50,001 gals and up – $3.00/1,000 gals  

B.   NON-RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, INSTITUTIONAL
​        0 up to 20,000 gals = $40.00/mo
​        20,001 up to 40,000 gals – $2.00/1,000 gals
​        40,001 gals and up – $3.00/1,000 gals

C.    COMMERCIAL – INDUSTRIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, NON-RESIDENTIAL BUSINESSES
​        0 up to 20,000 gals = $40.00/mo
​        20,001 up to 40,000 gals – $2.00/1,000 gals
​        40,001 gals and up – $3.00/1,000 gals

D.  COMMERCIAL USE SHORT-TERM RENTALS & TRANSIENT LODGING UNITS
Applicable to (i) single-family dwellings, (ii) resorts, (iii) bed & breakfast, (iv) apartment, (v) loft, (vi) vacation rental, (vii) hotel/motel rooms rented or leased at rates beginning by the hour and up to a forty-five (45) day period, or other temporary living quarter.  Proof of a valid business license, conditional use permit, etc, required by the Town of Leeds Ordinances must be provided to LDWA to maintain water service connection. 
        $50.00 – Base Fee
​        0 up to 5,000 gals = $25.00
​        5,000 up to 10,000 gals = $5.90 / 1,000 gals
​        10,000 up to 20,000 gals = $6.96 / 1,000 gals
​        20,000 up to 30,000 gals = $8.21 / 1,000 gals
​        30,000 up to 40,000 gals = $9.44 / 1,000 gals 
​        40,000 and up = $10.57 / 1,000 gals

III.    METER RENTAL RATES – APPLICATION REQUIRED 

  • Security Deposit (refundable if meter returned in good condition): $1,750.00.
  • $175.00 the first day, $30.00 each additional day, plus $5.00 per 1,000 gallons.
  • If rental period exceeds thirty (30) days, meter is subject to periodic inspection by authorized LDWA personnel.

IV. NEW CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
Property owners of parcels existing prior to January 1, 2016 that do not own a culinary water share attached to the proposed build parcel shall:  (1) purchase one water share [allocated by the Association] to the proposed build parcel; and (2) complete all LDWA construction requirements prior to beginning excavation, digging, footer installation, or any other building related construction.  If the requirements are not satisfied, culinary water service to the parcel shall not be guaranteed.  This requirement is in addition to Town of Leeds requirements.
(If this requirement is bypassed, LDWA does not guarantee culinary water service to the parcel.)

V.     IMPACT FEES (2020)
​          ¾”    Meter   $5,850.00
​          1”      Meter $16,411.00
​          1-½” Meter $53,187.00
​          2”      Meter $85,623.00

VI.     WATER CONNECTION FEES (2020)

  • Parcels with existing Standby Taps: $1,750.00
  • Connection Fees for parcels requiring installation of new lines begin at $2,500.00. Additional cost based on distance and logistics from existing water lines to new connection. Contact LDWA for verification.

VII.  PURCHASE OF ONE CULINARY WATER SHARE: $9,417.00

VIII.  PARCELS CREATED, SUBDIVIDED OR ANNEXED INTO LDWA CULINARY WATER SERVICE AREA.
Beginning Jan 1, 2016: Parcels created or annexed into the LDWA service area may be required to provide LDWA with water source, warranted water rights, water storage, and costs for water distribution.

IX.  WATER SHARE REINSTATEMENT FEE: $9,417.00

X.    ADMINISTRATIVE FEES.

  • Returned Check Fee = $45.00, or the cost to LDWA, whichever is greater.
  • Account Transfer = $65.00
  • Copies of Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, Amendments, Resolutions – No Charge.
  • Copies of additional documents such as meeting minutes = $.15 page.

RES 2015-06 THEFT OF WATER UTILITIES.
Theft of water, damage, destruction, vandalism to LDWA public culinary water utility are criminal violations: UT State Code & Penalties.

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF FIRE HYDRANTS IS ILLEGAL.
Water theft will be permanent record with the Utah Washington County Sheriff Department. $500.00 minimum fine is subject to additional fees. Payment is the responsibility of the property owner of legal record. 

 

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