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Residential Drinking Water Rates

Base Service Charge per month, per meter

Effective January 1, 2014

Water pipe diameter Inside Seattle Outside Seattle Shoreline & Lake Forest Park*
3/4" and less
(Most common residential size)
$13.75 $15.70 $16.70
1" $14.20 $16.20 $17.20
1-1/2" $21.85 $24.90 $26.50
2" $24.20 $27.60 $29.35
3" $89.65 $102.20 $108.70

* These rates apply to the Cities of Shoreline and Lake Forest Park, not the water districts.

Residential Commodity Charge per CCF (100 cubic feet)

Effective January 1, 2014

Seasonal water usage Inside Seattle Outside Seattle Shoreline & Lake Forest Park*
Off-Peak Usage (Sept. 16 - May 15) $4.99 $5.69 $6.05
Up to 5 CCF per month during peak usage (May 16 - Sept. 15) $5.13 $5.85 $6.22
Next 13 CCF per month during peak usage (May 16 - Sept. 15) $6.34 $7.23 $7.69
Over 18 CCF per month during peak usage (May 16 - Sept. 15) $11.80 $13.45 $14.31

* These rates apply to the Cities of Shoreline and Lake Forest Park, not the water districts.

Low Income Assistance

Eligible low income customers can receive a 50% credit on their bill. For more information, please see the link to the Payment Assistance Program listed below.

Related Links

Water Rates Question and Answers
Payment Assistance Program
Rate Changes Summary