Water Rates

Ottawa County Regional Water System User Rates

Effective with the January 2014 service period, the following rates shall be charged for being connected to the Regional Water system and for water consumption or use as measured and recorded by the primary water meter in use for the premise or area. Said charges to be billed monthly and based on the metered amount as read or estimated. A minimum rate shall be charged for each service (primary meter) connected to the public water system.

Meter SizeMonthly MinimumGallons of Water (Included as part of the minimum)
0.625 inch to 0.75 inch (standard single family dwelling size)$23.004,500
1 inch$38.187,680
1.5 inch$78.0316,500
2 inch$139.6830,469
3 inch$315.1274,054
4 inch$560.70140,073
6 inch and greater$1,263.30334,028


Graduated Rate Schedule

  • First 4,500 Gallons: $23 minimum
  • Next 5,500 Gallons: $4.78 per 1,000 gallons
  • Next 20,000 Gallons: $4.42 per 1,000 gallons
  • Next 60,000 Gallons: $4.04 per 1,000 gallons
  • Next 270,000 Gallons: $3.63 per 1,000 gallons
  • Greater than 360,000 Gallons: $3.27 per 1,000 gallons