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CITY OF SACRAMENTO
UTILITY RATES FOR WATER SERVICE
FY08 RATES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007
FY08 Rate
I. WATER USE RATES, MONTHLY DOMESTIC
Single-family residence:
1-3 rooms 18.36
4-5 rooms 23.89
6-9 rooms 25.97
10-15 rooms 30.02
Over 15, each additional room 2.10
Multiple-family residences
(for each family dwelling unit in a multiple family residence)
1-3 rooms 14.08
4-5 rooms 18.03
6-7 rooms 22.00
8-9 rooms 25.97
10-15 rooms 30.02
Over 15, each additional room 2.10
Lot Irrigation, per Water Service Tap 36.57
II. WATER USE RATES, MONTHLY COMMERCIAL
Bakery, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 50.99
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 33.91
Barber Shop or Beauty Parlor, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 25.50
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 16.45
Bowling Alley, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 25.50
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 16.45
Cemetery, for the irrigation season, first 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 46.80
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 3.73
Dining Facilities (including restaurant, cafeteria, cafe, bar)
first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 50.82
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 33.50
Drug Store, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 10.46
Fire Hydrant Service Charge
Wharf Hydrant 9.88
Standard Hydrant 24.42
FY08 Rate
Furniture Store, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 2.58
Garage, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 2.58
II. WATER USE RATES, MONTHLY COMMERCIAL (cont'd)
Halls (including lodge and auditorium), first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 10.46
Hotel, Rest or Convalescent Homes, first 10 sleeping rooms or fraction thereof 46.80
Over 10 sleeping rooms, each additional sleeping room 3.73
Laundry, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 101.56
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 64.58
Market, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 25.50
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 16.45
Mortuary, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 10.46
Motel, first 10 sleeping rooms or fraction thereof 46.80
Each additional sleeping room over 10 3.73
Office Building, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 7.96
Park (not municipal), for irrigation season, first 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 46.80
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 3.73
Religious Worship, including the building used exclusively for religious worship
and any other building used for religious activities,
first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 4.33
School, first 100 pupils or fraction thereof 45.14
Each additional 100 pupils or fraction thereof 35.16
Service Station (no wash racks) and Used Car Lots:
tap size to City main: 3/4" 25.50
1" 33.50
1 1/2" 54.73
2" 93.57
Store, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 10.46
FY08 Rate
Theater, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 25.60
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 16.45
Warehouse, first 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 23.49
Each additional 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof 2.58
Minimum Rate: In no case shall a commercial flat-rate be less than: 23.49
III.  SPECIAL WATER USE RATES, MONTHLY
Air Conditioning System:
Monthly demand charge (system without water conservation devices) per ton of capacity
for each month of the air conditioning season of 5 months. 15.60
For systems on flat-rate service the following charge will apply for each month
during the air conditioning season, per ton of system capacity
With Water Conservation Device 3.59
Without Water Conservation Device 54.81
Evaporative coolers (commercial establishments) - for units on flat rate service
the following charges will apply for each month during the air conditioning season,
per 1,000 cubic feet per minute unit capacity.
With Water Conservation Device 2.07
Without Water Conservation Device 5.62
Refrigeration Systems:
For systems on flat-rate service, the following charges will apply for each month
during the year, per compressor horsepower.
With Water Conservation Device 3.80
Without Water Conservation Device 35.85
Dining Facility, (including restaurant, cafeteria, cafe, kitchen, bar)
each 1,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area or fraction thereof 27.50
Gymnasium, each shower head 12.42
Hydraulically-operated elevator
With Water Conservation Device 19.62
Without Water Conservation Device 109.09
Irrigation: Supplemental (Commercial)
0 - 10,000 sq. ft. (net irrigable area)
over 10,000 sq. ft. (net irrigable area), each additional  1,000 sq. ft. 3.73
Irrigation: Supplemental (Domestic)
0 - 13,000 sq. ft. (gross lot area)
over 13,000 sq. ft. (gross lot area), each additional 1,000 sq. ft. 3.73
FY08 Rate
Private Fire Protection Tap size to City main: 0 - 2" 15.60
3" 23.49
4" 31.18
6" 46.80
8" 62.41
10" 78.00
12" 93.57
III. SPECIAL WATER USE RATES, MONTHLY (Cont)
Swimming Pool, non-residential (where pool is not principal function of said establishment)
Under 300 cu. ft. fill & draw, per 100 cu. ft.
Over 300 cu. ft. fill & draw, per 100 cu. ft. 4.80
Under 300 cu. ft. per 100 cu. ft., filtered
Over 300 cu. ft. per 100 cu. ft., filtered 0.9156
IV. MONTHLY METERED WATER USE, PER 100 CUBIC FEET
A. For irrigation of landscaping on parks and medians which are owned and operated by
the City of Sacramento and are open to the general public, provided that a turf audit
is submitted to the Department of Utilities once every three (3) years, or at such time
sooner as may be required by any individual user's case by the Department of Utilities:
Per 100 cubic feet: 0.1150
B. For irrigation of landscaping at the Governor's Mansion State Historic Park and Sutter's
Fort State Historic Park, provided that a turf audit is submitted to the Department of Utilities
once every three (3) years, or at such time sooner as may be required by any individual
user's case by the Department of Utilities: Per 100 cubic feet: 0.4472
C. For emergency water supply at the California State Fair and Exposition:
Monthly service charge: 129.50
Per 100 cubic feet: 0.7667
D. For all other metered water services: Per 100 cubic feet: 0.7667
E. For water supply to operate SMUD cogeneration facilities: Per 100 cubic feet: 0.4849
For metered service, monthly basic service charges, regardless of water usage, as follows:
Metered Size
5/8" x  3/4" 7.77
3/4" 7.77
1" 7.77
1½" 10.36
2" 12.95
3" 19.42
4" 25.90
6" 51.80
8" 84.18
10" 129.50
12" 194.26
V. INSTALLATION CHARGES - WATER TAP
Nom. Dia Streets/Alleys Easements
1" 2,309 1,293
1½" 2,449 1,433
2" 2,586 1,569
4" 4,621 2,432
6" 4,769 2,580
8" 5,076 2,887
10" 7,893 4,355
12" 8,372 4,834
12"  (tie-in) 8,287 5,219
INSTALLATION CHARGES - METERS
Charge for  Charge for Meter
Size  Meter Only and installation by City
1" n/a 385  (without yoke, box or fittings)
1" n/a 462
1½" n/a 560
2" n/a 617
3" 1,236 1,615
4" 1,957 2,336
6" 2,728 3,395
8" 3,749 4,416
10" 2,857 3,524
12" 3,517 4,184
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VI. WATER SERVICE FEE
Restoration of service following discontinuance        140.00
Vacancy credit service fee        115.00
VII. WATER MAIN CONSTRUCTION CHARGE Full Cost Recovery
VIII. REPLACEMENT OF LOST OR DAMAGED WATER LOCK BOX
Water lock box removed          75.00
Water lock box removed and chain cut or lock missing          95.00
Water lock box, chain, and lock missing        173.00
IX. FIRE HYDRANT USE FEE
A. Limited Periodic Use - Service Charge
1 - 10 days          35.00
11 - 30 days          92.00
31 - 60 days        178.00
B. Water Truck Use - Annual Fee
Truck Capacity -
1,000 gallons or less        173.00
2,000 gallons        351.00
3,000 gallons or more        535.00
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C. Installation
Standard Complete     7,002.00
Relocation Full Cost Recovery
D. Damage to fire hydrant: Full Cost Recovery
E. Backflow Prevention Assemblies
Security Deposit
2"        360.00
4"     3,600.00
Installation / Testing
2"        165.00
4"        562.00
X. WATER SUPPLY FOR FIRE PROTECTION
Engineering Analysis          90.00
Field Test        493.00
XI. WATER SERVICE ABANDONMENT
1" - 3" Taps        901.00
4" - 12" Taps     1,666.00
XII. TEMPORARY WATER SERVICE FEE (new residential construction)
Per Lot 53.55
XIII. WATER SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEE
Water Service or Meter Size, Inches:
3/4" 1,281
1" 2,305
1-1/4" 3,398
1-1/2" 4,465
2" 9,241
3" 25,976
4" 57,624
6" 102,356
8" 127,213
10" 469,375