Residential customers are billed bi-monthly. Bills are due upon receipt and considered delinquent after thirty (30) days. 1.5% will be added if bill is not paid within 30 days; $3.00 or 5% of unpaid balance, whichever is greater will be added when an account is issued a shut-off notice.
Commercial customers are billed monthly. Bills are due within thirty (30) days. 1.5% will be added if bill is not paid within 30 days; $3.00 or 5% of unpaid balance, whichever is greater will be added when an account is issued a shut-off notice.
Commercial, Industrial, & Miscellaneous Premises
a) Flat Rate:
For non-residential accounts, there shall be a flat rate assessed every billing cycle during which normal billing takes place, regardless of the amount of sewage discharged, in the amount of $25.78 per bimonthly period to defray billing and sewer system administration costs.
b) Quantity and Strength Charges:
For each commercial, industrial, or miscellaneous premises, a charge for each one hundred cubic feet of water used per billing cycle shall be charged as follows:
1 HCF = One Hundred Cubic Feet = 748 Gallons : Rates as of July 1, 2020
|Category||Bi-monthly Charge (Flat Rates)|
|Single Family Per Dwelling Unit||$111.07|
|Multi-Family Per Dwelling Unit||$85.30|
|Mobile Home Parks Per Dwelling Unit||$70.08|
|Category||Bi-monthly Unit Rate ($/HCF of water used per billing cycle)|
|Convalescent hospitals, day care centers, & health service facilities||$4.84|
|Eating & drinking establishments||$8.11|
|Electrical & electronics design, fabrication, assembly, & storage facilities||$5.58|
|Elmwood Rehabilitation Center||$5.89|
|General Offices: banks; government offices; general merchandise, retail, & shopping centers; building, hardware, & gardening material facilities; amusement centers & theaters||$5.67|
|Headway Technology Corporation||$6.07|
|RockTenn (Jefferson Smurfit Corporation) *||$9.39|
|Linear Technology Corporation||$5.71|
|Lucky Pure Water*||$4.54|
|Metal Fabrication, Machinery, & Tools Fabrication Facilities||$7.12|
|Milpitas Materials *||$4.54|
|Motels, Hotels, & Senior Citizen Housing Developments||$4.97|
|Personal Services - Laundry, Barber/Beauty Shops, & Cleaners||$4.56|
|Prudential Overall Supply||$7.08|
|Schools, Colleges, & Churches||$8.05|
|Service Stations, Repair Shops, & Car Washes||$4.93|
|Siemens Water (Formally US Filter)||$5.87|
|T. Marzetti Co. *||$10.65|
|Union Pacific Railroad||$6.12|
|City of Milpitas||$4.91|
* These industrial customers are subject to sewer charge adjustments based on their sewer volumes, as indicated in their Sewer Flow Adjustment Agreements.
Rate for City of San Jose: for properties known as North McCarthy Properties: $555 bimonhthly for any discharge up to 75,000 gallons per day (maximum flow). Excess flow charge of $100 for each 1,000 gallons per day in excess of the maximum flow or part thereof.