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Rates & Billing

Current Rates

Download our  pdf brochure for residential and commercial rates and charges . We also have a page with Development rates & charges.

Volumetric (unit) rate

The amount of water used each month is billed at $2.08 per 100 cubic feet (100 cubic feet = 748 gallons of water). This part of your bill likely changes each month based on the amount of water used.

Monthly water service charge

The water service charge is the same amount each month, no matter how much water you use. This charge helps cover DWA's fixed costs (which don't change based on your usage) like system capacity, meter reading, and water quality testing. The amount of the charge is based on the size of your water meter. 


5/8 x 3/4 inch $27.60
1 inch $27.60
1 1/2 inch $52.70
2 inch $82.82
3 inch $163.14
4 inch $253.50
6 inch $504.50
8 inch $805.69
10 inch $2,110.87
12 inch $2,663.06

Zone Pumping Charges

A zone pumping charge is added to the volumetric rate for higher elevations areas shown on this map. This charge is per unit (hcf). 

Base $0.00
A $0.24
B $0.28
C $0.61
D $2.70

Replenishment Assesment Charges (for large groundwater pumpers with private wells)

Desert Water Agency's replenishment assessment charge for the 2019-2020 fiscal year is $155 per acre foot. 

Recycled Water Rates & Charges

Desert Water Agency's recycled water rate is $0.79 per hundred cubic foot. 

2 inch $15.00
3 inch $26.97
4 inch $40.43
6 inch $77.83
8 inch $122.71
10 inch $317.19
12 inch $399.47