Current Rates

Water Rates and Charges

CCWD’s water rates are calculated to collect sufficient funds to operate and maintain your water system. See the District’s Code of Regulations Title 5 Water Supply and Rates (PDF) for full details.

Below are current water rates for treated and untreated water customers, effective February 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023.

The temporary drought surcharge was adopted on June 15, 2022 and will take effect starting July 1, 2022. See the District's 2022 Drought Management Program Ordinance (PDF) for full details.

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 ($/unit)
Zone 1$ 0.1064
Zone 2$ 0.2712
Zone 3$ 0.4075
Zone 4$ 0.4931
Zone 5$ 0.6435
Zone 6$ 0.8790
Zone 7$ 1.1450
Zone 8$ 1.7242
Usage ChargeCurrent ($/unit)
Usage Charge$ 5.2538
Usage ChargeAdopted ($/unit)
Temporary Drought Surcharge*$ 0.79

*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)Current
Service Charge ($/month)$ 8.20
Usage Charge ($/unit)1$ 2.44
Demand Charge ($/unit)1,2
$ 3.57
Usage ChargeAdopted
Temporary Drought Surcharge ($/unit)1$ 0.37

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.