Water Charges

Water Minimum Charge

Based on meter size, per meter. The minimum charge is the cost per billing period to provide water service to the customer’s premises.

Single Family Residential Customers

Meter Size (Inches) Multiplier Charge
5/8 n/a $14.32
3/4 n/a $14.32
1 (2.5) $35.79
1 1/2 (5.0) $71.58
2 (8.0) $114.53
3 (15.0) $N/A
4 (25.0) $N/A
6 (50.0) $N/A
8 (80.0) $N/A
10 (115.0) $N/A

Multi-Family Residential and Non-Residential Customers

Meter Size (Inches) Multiplier Charge
5/8 n/a $12.96
3/4 n/a $12.96
1 (2.5) $32.40
1 1/12 (5.0) $64.79
2 (8.0) $103.66
3 (15.0) $194.37
4 (25.0) $323.95
6 (50.0) $647.90
8 (80.0) $1,036.64
10 (115.0) 1,490.17
Fireline (any size) n/a 23.48

Water Usage Charge

Per 1,000 gallons

Single-Family Residential Customers 

  Quarterly Water Usage Charge
  Up to 21,000 gallons $3.99
  22,000 to 36,000 gallons $4.44
  More than 36,000 gallons $5.54

Multi-Family Residential Customers, Per Unit

Monthly Water Usage   Charge
Up to 5,000 gallons   $3.99
6,000 to 9,000 gallons   $4.44
More than 9,000 gallons   $5.54

Non-Residential Customers

Monthly Water Usage   Charge
Up to 7,000 gallons   $3.99
8,000 to 12,000 gallons   $4.44
More than 12,000 gallons   $5.54

Private Fire Service Protection

Meter Size Rate
6-Inch Meter $21.82 per bill
8-Inch Meter $29.09 per bill

Hydrant Charge

A charge to the customer for fire hydrant water service and for the maintenance and repair of fire hydrants. Customers outside the City limits are billed this charge if their property is located within a radius of 660 feet of an existing fire hydrant, as per Miami-Dade County Code.

Hydrant Charge Rates

Customer Type Rate
Monthly Customers $0.10 per bill
Quarterly Customers $0.30 per bill

Water Restriction Charge

Per 1,000 gallons.

Currently, permanent mandatory year-round water restrictions are imposed by the South Florida Water Management District in lieu of phases. It is the policy of the City of North Miami Beach to apply Phase II Emergency Water Rates. During Phase II restrictions, a ten (10%) percent surcharge will be added to the consumption portion of the bill for the following: each single-family customer for all water used in excess of three thousand (3,000) gallons per month (nine thousand (9000) gallon per quarter) per Equivalent Residential Connection; each multi-family customer for all water used in excess of two (2,000) gallons per unit per month per Equivalent Residential Connection; each nonresidential customer for all water used in excess of two thousand (2,000) gallons per month per Equivalent Residential Connection; each wholesale customer for all water used.

Currently based on Phase II water restrictions, 10% of water consumption charge.