Water Charges

Water Minimum Charge

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

Single Family Residential Customers

Meter Size (Inches) Multiplier Charge
5/8 n/a $10.71
3/4 n/a $10.71
1 (2.5) $26.78
1 1/2 (5.0) $53.55
2 (8.0) $85.68
3 (16.0) $171.36
4 (25.0) $267.75
6 (50.0) $535.50
8 (80.0) $856.80
10 (115.0) $1,231.65

Multi-Family Residential and Non-Residential Customers

Meter Size (Inches) Multiplier Charge
5/8 n/a $12.40
3/4 n/a $12.40
1 (2.5) $31.00
1 1/12 (5.0) $62.00
2 (8.0) $99.20
3 (16.0) $198.40
4 (25.0) $310.00
6 (50.0) $620.00
8 (80.0) $992.00
10 (115.0) 1,426.00
Fireline (any size) n/a 23.48

Water Consumption Charge

Per 1,000 gallons

Single-Family Residential Customers

Monthly Water Usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 7,000 gallons Up to 21,000 gallons $3.22
8,000 to 12,000 gallons 22,000 to 36,000 gallons $3.59
More than 12,000 gallons More than 36,000 gallons $4.47

Multi-Family Residential Customers, Per Unit

Monthly Water Usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 5,000 gallons Up to 15,000 gallons $3.22
6,000 to 9,000 gallons 16,000 to 27,000 gallons $3.59
More than 9,000 gallons More than 27,000 gallons $4.47

Non-Residential Customers

Monthly Water Usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 7,000 gallons Up to 21,000 gallons $3.22
8,000 to 12,000 gallons 22,000 to 36,000 gallons $3.59
More than 12,000 gallons More than 36,000 gallons $4.47

Homeland Security Charge

Based on meter size.

A charge to provide security and emergency programs for the water treatment plant, water transmission system, and related facilities and resources essential to protect the public welfare.

Homeland Security Charge Rates

Meter Size (Inches) Multiplier Charge
5/8 n/a $2.37
3/4 n/a $2.37
1 (2.5) $5.93
1 1/2 (5.0) $11.85
2 (8.0) $18.96
3 (16.0) $37.92
4 (25.0) $59.25
6 (50.0) $118.50
8 (80.0) $189.60
10 (115.0) $272.55

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.

An emergency water restriction charge that varies according to the phase of restriction as declared by South Florida Water Management District. This charge increases based on the phase of water restrictions imposed by SFWMD on the City to achieve the level of reduced water demands. There are four phases starting at 5% (Phase 1=5%, Phase 2=10%, Phase 3=15%, Phase 4=25%).

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

Single-Family Residential Customers

Monthly Water usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 3,000 gallons Up to 9,000 gallons $0.0000
4,000 to 7,000 gallons 10,000 to 21,000 gallons $0.3220
8,000 to 12,000 gallons 22,000 to 36,000 gallons $0.3590
More than 12,000 gallons More than 36,000 gallons $0.4470

Multi-Family Residential Customer (per unit)

Monthly Water Usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 2,000 gallons Up to 6,000 gallons $0.000
3,000 to 5,000 gallons 7,000 to 21,000 gallons $0.3220
6,000 to 9,000 gallons 22,000 to 36,000 gallons $0.3590
More than 9,000 gallons More than 36,000 gallons $0.4470

Non-Residential Customers

Monthly Water Usage Quarterly Water Usage Charge
Up to 2,000 gallons Up to 6,000 gallons $0.000
3,000 to 7,000 gallons 7,000 to 15,000 gallons $0.3220
8,000 to 12,000 gallons 16,000 to 27,000 gallons $0.3590
More than 12,000 gallons More than 27,000 gallons $0.4470