Commercial / Non-Residential Utility Rates

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Rates listed below are effective as of July 1, 2016.

Water and sewer rate structure modifications were recently adopted by City Council Resolution. Learn more...

  WATER
 

 
City water meters measure using cubic feet.  Monthly base water charge for metered accounts are according to meter size plus charge for all water use.  Base rates listed below are based on a 30 day billing cycle.  

Note: 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons 

  Inside City       
  METER SIZE  BASE RATE    + ALL WATER USE 
   3/4" Meter $22.46    $1.86 100 cu.ft. 
   1" Meter $25.84    $1.86 100 cu.ft. 
   Link to more meter sizes  
         
  Outside City       
  METER SIZE BASE RATE    + ALL WATER USE 
   3/4" Meter  $33.69   $2.79 100 cu.ft.   
   1" Meter  $38.76   $2.79 100 cu.ft. 
   Link to more meter sizes       
   

 

  SEWER
   
Monthly sewer charges for all customers include a base charge to make sewer service available to all; plus a volume charge based on average winter quarter water usage.  Using average usage during winter months helps to exclude outdoor water use.  Base rates listed below are based on a 30 day billing cycle. 
   
 

NON-RESIDENTIAL STANDARD*

RATE

 

+ VOLUME CHARGE 

 

* The non-residential standard customer class refers to nonresidential customers that do not meet the criteria to be included in the Extra Strength Charge program.

  Base Charge $33.49    $3.51 Per 100 cu ft (Winter Avg)
 

 


 

  INDUSTRIAL PRETREATMENT (IPP)  MONTHLY FEES    + VOLUME CHARGE
 

Extra Strength Charge (ESC)

     
   Base Sewer Charge (per month)  $33.49    
   ESC Program Fee (per month) $35.00     
         
 

ESC Category

     
   ESC Low      $4.81 Per 100 cu ft (Winter Avg)
   ESC Medium      $5.19 Per 100 cu ft (Winter Avg)
   ESC High      $5.89 Per 100 cu ft (Winter Avg)
   ESC Super High      $6.28 Per 100 cu ft (Winter Avg)
         

 

  STORMWATER
         
 

Equivalent Residential Unit (per month)

$5.15 per ERU* 

 

Link to Stormwater Program 

  *The monthly stormwater service charge is based on impervious surface coverage per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU). Impervious surface coverage is defined by the City of Bend as: A hard surface area that either prevents or retards the entry of water into the soil mantle.

Common impervious surfaces include: building roofs, walkways, patios, driveways, parking lots, concrete or asphalt paving, gravel roads, and packed earthen materials. One ERU is equivalent to 3,800 square feet of impervious surface coverage. 

 

 


 
   QUICK LINKS

 

 

 

Important Links

Outdoor Watering Requirements
Water and Sewer Improvement Projects 
Annual Water Quality Report

Water Conservation Program 
Stormwater Program 
Water Reclamation Facility (Sewer Treatment)


Call Before You Dig - Utility Notification Center (Dial 811) 

 

Contact Us

Leaks/Broken Lines: 
(541) 317-3000 (24hrs)

Utility Billing:
Set Up or Close Your Account 
(541) 388-5515
9:30 - 5:00 (Closed 12:30-1:30)

Utility Service Line Inquiries:
(541) 388-5528 - Building Permits

Billing Email:
Email - Allow two days for reply