Current Rates

Water Rates and Charges

CCWD’s water rates are calculated to collect sufficient funds to operate and maintain your water system. 

Water Rate Proposal 2023

Below are current water rates (effective February 1, 2022) side-by-side with the proposed 2023 rates.

Back to the Water Rate Proposal for 2023.

Treated Water Rates and Charges

  1. Quantity Charges
  2. Daily Charges
  3. Backflow Prevention Charges

Quantity Charges

Quantity charges are based on actual usage in units. A unit of water is equivalent to 748.05 gallons or one hundred cubic feet (HCF).

Usage is for the cost of source water delivery, treatment and distribution for water used during a billing period. The current rate for Usage is less than one cent per gallon.

Energy is for the cost to pump treated water to various elevation zones.

Temporary Drought Surcharge is a 15% drought surcharge to cover the costs from the drought impact, keeping the District financially sustainable during the drought. 

Energy ChargeCurrent ($/unit)Proposed ($/unit)
Zone 1$ 0.1064
$ 0.1134
Zone 2$ 0.2712
$ 0.2893
Zone 3$ 0.4075
$ 0.4497
Zone 4$ 0.4931
$ 0.5516
Zone 5$ 0.6435
$ 0.7179
Zone 6$ 0.8790
$ 0.9569
Zone 7$ 1.1450
$ 1.2233
Zone 8$ 1.7242
$ 1.9397
Usage ChargeCurrent ($/unit)
Proposed ($/unit)
Usage Charge$ 5.2538
$ 5.6609
Temporary Drought Surcharge*$ 0.79no change

*Residential accounts using less than 200 gallons per day are considered to be efficient and may be provided a rebate using non-rate funds to offset the proposed drought surcharge.

Untreated Water Rates and Charges

  1. Municipal, Industrial, and...
  2. Agricultural Irrigation
  3. Unmetered Landscape Irrigation

Municipal, Industrial, and Landscape Irrigation

Metered Customers (Wholesale Municipal, Industrial, Landscape Irrigation, and Temporary Service)CurrentProposed
Service Charge ($/month)$ 8.20
$ 8.68
Usage Charge ($/unit)1$ 2.44
$ 2.59
Demand Charge ($/unit)1,2
$ 3.57$ 3.73
Temporary Drought Surcharge ($/unit)1
$0.37
no change

1The usage charge unit is equivalent to 1,000 gallons.

2The demand charge unit is assessed by thousand gallons based on maximum month usage in each of the three past years, averaged. The demand charge is an annual amount, spread over 12 months of billing.