Rates and Fees

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Drinking water rates
Water rates are billed by billing units (BU) where each unit equals 748 gallons. All figures shown above are per billing unit. Rates effective for bills dated on or after January 1.


 Water Use Charges
Area: Perris Valley, Moreno Valley, Good Hope, Mead Valley, Juniper Flats, Lakeview, Nuevo, Romoland, Menifee (Sun City), and portions of Hemet, San Jacinto, Valle Vista, Diamond Valley, Winchester, Canyon Lake and Murrieta (Murrieta Hot Springs and French Valley)
Rate Current
Effective 2018 Effective 2019
Tier 1
$1.90 $1.03 $1.07
Tier 2
$3.47 $3.35 $3.43
Tier 3
$6.22 $5.52 $5.67

Tier 4

$11.39 $11.27 $11.59
 Area: Parts of San Jacinto Valley
Rate Current Effective 2018 Effective 2019
 Tier 1
 $1.08  $1.03  $1.07
 Tier 2
 $1.98  $1.98  $2.21
 Tier 3
 $3.54  $4.33  $5.67
 Tier 4
 $6.48  $11.27  $11.59
Water budgets

Daily Service Charges, per account, per day
(excluding Commercial, Industrial and Institutional customers with 2” or smaller meters)
Meter Size Current  Monthly Estimate* Effective 2018 Monthly Estimate* Effective 2019 Monthly Estimate*
 5/8" $0.39 $11.70 $0.39 $11.70 $0.42 $12.60
 3/4" $0.39 $11.70 $0.39 $11.70 $0.42 $12.60
 1" $0.39 $11.70 $0.53  $15.90 $0.57 $17.10
 1.5" $1.02  $30.60 $1.47 $44.10 $1.58 $47.40
 2" $1.90 $57.00 $2.28 $68.40 $2.45 $73.50
 3" $6.32 $189.60 $4.44 $133.20 $4.77 $143.10
4" $9.98 $299.40 $6.87 $206.10 $7.38 $221.40
6" $18.67 $560.10 $13.62 $408.60 $14.63 $438.90
8" $23.38 $701.40 $21.72 $651.60 $23.33 $699.90
10" $23.38 $701.40 $32.52 $975.60 $34.93 $1047.90
12" $23.38 $701.40 $45.70 $1371.00 $49.08 $1472.40

Water Supply  and Reliability Capital Projects Fee, per account, per day
Meter Size  Current Monthly Estimate* Effective 2018  Monthly Estimate*  Effective 2019 Monthly Estimate*
5/8" $0.107 $3.21 $0.11 $3.30 $0.12 $3.60
3/4" $0.107 $3.21 $0.11 $3.30 $0.12
$3.60
1" $0.107 $3.21 $0.17 $5.10 $0.18 $5.40
1.5" $0.353 $10.59 $0.55 $16.50 $0.60 $18.00
2"  $0.521 $15.63 $0.88
$26.40 $0.96 $28.80
3"  $1.738 $52.14 $1.76
$52.80 $1.92 $57.60
4"  $2.745 $82.35 $2.75 $82.50 $3.00 $90.00
6"  $5.132 $153.96 $5.50 $165.00 $6.00 $180.00
8"  $6.429 $192.87 $8.80 $264.00 $9.60 $288.00
10"  $6.429 $192.87 $13.20 $396.00 $14.40 $432.00
12"  $6.429 $192.87
$18.56 $556.80

$20.25

$607.50

*Based on a 30-day billing cycle.

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Wastewater (Sewer) Rates
Rates effective for bills dated on or after January 1.


Daily Rate, per equivalent  dwelling unit (EDU)

Area

Current

Effective 2018 Effective 2019 

 Block Sewer Rate Structure

Area 1
Includes areas in and around Hemet & San Jacinto
$0.807 $0.85 $0.90 EMWD has a block sewer rate structure based on household size. This rate structure applies only to customers that are on water-budget based tiered rates and directly billed for sewer by EMWD.

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Area 2
Includes areas in and around Moreno Valley

$0.829 $0.87 $0.92
Area 3
Includes areas in and around the City of Menifee
$0.835 $0.88 $0.93
Area 4
Includes areas in and around Temecula, Murrieta & French Valley
$0.957
$1.00 $1.06
Area 5
Includes areas in and around Perris, Romoland, Homeland, and northern portions of Menifee
$1.100 $1.15 $1.22
Canyon Lake
(this area is served by Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District and billed by EMWD)
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*Amount will be prorated based on billing cycle 

Sewer Blocks
Each block is designed around a specific household size to be more representative of the amount contributed to the sewer system. Block sewer rates are designed to be more fair and equitable to customers and revenue neutral to the District. Block sewer rates apply only to customers that are on water-budget based tiered rates and directly billed for sewer by EMWD.

Sewer Block Number of People in Household Current Sewer Rate Calculation Sewer Rate Calculation as of 1/1/18

1

1 - 2

75% of current sewer rate

60% of current sewer rate

2

3 - 4

100% of current sewer rate

100% of current sewer rate

3

5 - 6

125% of current sewer rate

125% of current sewer rate

4

7 or more

175% of current sewer rate

170% of current sewer rate

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Financial Participation Charges (Connection Fees)

If you have questions regarding connection fees, please contact EMWD's New Business Development Department at (951) 928-3777 ext. 2081.

 Fee Description  2017 Fee 2018 Fee 
Water Financial Participation Charge $5,015/EMS* $5,226/EMS*
Sewer Financial Participation Charge $2,656/EDU** $2,768/EDU**
Sewer Treatment Plant Capacity Charge $5,414/EDU** $5,641/EDU**
Water Supply Development Fee $300/EDU** $300/EDU**
Landscape Water Financial Participation Charge $4,553/EMS* $4,744/EMS*

*EMS - Equivalent Meter Size
**EDU - Equivalent Dwelling Unit

NOTE: The estimated amounts of all applicable Financial Participation Charges and other District Charges paid by Sponsor shall be subject to adjustment to reflect the then per unit amount applicable at the time the involved portion(s)/unit(s) have been completed and service is requested, all as determined by District.  Sponsor agrees to pay the full adjusted amount of such District Charges prior to District’s acceptance of the facilities and provision of service to the involved unit(s).

For further clarification, the word completed shall be determined by District and mean:

  1. Those water and/or sewer facilities which have been accepted and placed into service by District; and
  2. Those units which have been certified for occupancy by the County of Riverside or the involved city (as appropriate).

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