Water

A) Building Contractor’s Water Conveyed Through the Building Water Service Line

The building contractor shall pay the District for all water conveyed to a building through the building water service line from the time of the initial connection to the building until resident occupancy of the building at a rate of $2.40 per 1000 gallons ($15.00 minimum) as recorded on the building meter.  As outlined in the service activation procedure of the District, no water is to be conveyed through the service until required tap and meter fees have been paid and until the meter is properly installed on the service line in accordance with District requirements.
(Amended January 14, 1988)  (Amended April 13, 2006)  (Amended May 10, 2007)  (Amended May 8, 2008)

B) Construction Water Conveyed Through a Hydrant or Other External Appurtenance

1) For Construction Within the District Limits

All users shall pay the Wright Water and Sewer District for all water withdrawn from any District hydrant or other appurtenance for use on construction water within the limits of the District, at a rate of $3.00 per 1,000 gallons ($15.00 minimum) as registered on the meter provided by the user, approved by the District, and affixed to the discharge of the hydrant, or appurtenance.  However, all such withdrawals must be given prior approval by the Wright Water and Sewer District and shall be conducted in accordance with District requirements.  The District reserves the right to terminate such withdrawals at any time.
(Amended January 14, 1988)  (Amended March 9, 2006)

2) For Construction Outside of the District Limits

The District has no obligation to furnish water for use outside of the District.  All requests for such usage will be considered on an individual basis, and if the District agrees to provide such off-site usage, the charge will be $11.905 per 1,000 gallons (50¢ per barrel), with a minimum charge of $15.00 per billing cycle.  The District, based on the individual circumstances, will determine actual charges.  The District reserves the right to refuse any and all such requests.
(Amended January 14, 1988)  (Amended March 8, 2001)  (Amended January 10, 2002)  (Amended April 13, 2006)  (Amended May 8, 2008)

To prevent back siphonage, no water shall be withdrawn from any District hydrant or other appurtenance and conveyed to the user’s receiving vessel, such as a tank truck, etc., unless a minimum air break distance of 12 inches is maintained between the discharge of the filling line and the water level of the receiving vessel at all times.  Failure to maintain such an air break will result in the District’s immediate termination of such withdrawal.

C) Domestic Water Outside of District Limits

Water withdrawn from the Plant hydrant for domestic use outside the District limits will be charged at a minimum rate of $ 25.00 per month for usage up to 6,000 gallons.  Excess of 6,000 gallons will be charged at a rate of $ 2.40 per 1,000 gallons.  The District is under no obligation to provide water outside of the District limits, and reserves the right to terminate any such withdrawal at any time.  Each request will be considered on an individual basis.
(Amended April 17, 1988)  (Amended August 10, 2006)  (Amended May 8, 2008)  (Amended December 11, 2014)  (Amended November 12, 2015)

D) Raw Water

Raw water withdrawn from the wells is sold as non-potable water and will be charged at a rate of $2.35 per 1,000 gallons.
(Amended July 8, 2004)  (Amended May 10, 2007)  (Amended May 8, 2008)

E) Negotiated Water Within District Limits

Water sold within the District at the negotiated rate will be charged at a rate of $7.50 per 1,000 gallons and is subject to District approval on a case-by-case basis.
(Approved May 8, 2008)