Rates & Fees

Rates & Fees

Cleveland Water’s rates allow us to make the necessary improvements to guarantee a reliable supply of safe, great-tasting water. Cleveland Water’s rates support critical investments throughout our service area. These improvements include modernizing our water treatment plants and funding major capital improvement projects, which preserve and sustain our buried infrastructure.

 

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Our rates have two components:  

Quarterly Fixed-Cost Recovery Charge

This charge is based on the size of the water meter at your home or business. Most residential customers will have a meter between 5/8th’s of an inch and 1 inch.

Meter Size 2017 2018 2019 2020
5/8" to 1" $27 $27 $27 $27.60
1 1/2" to 2" $53 $53 $53 $54.15
3" to 4" $180 $180 $180 $184.05
6" $320 $320 $320 $327.15
8" $480 $480 $480 $490.65
10" $610 $610 $610 $623.55
12" $730 $730 $730 $746.25
Homestead $17.00 $17.00 $17.00 $17.40

 

Quarterly Consumption Charge

This charge is based on the amount of water you use. The rate for usage is determined by the distance and elevation of your home and business from Lake Erie.

1 MCF = 7,480 Gallons of Water

Determine Your Water Rate Zone

Consumption Charges (per MCF) 2017 2018 2019 2020
City of Cleveland
0 to .6 MCF $19.26 $19.26 $20.57 $21.85
Additional MCFs $32.74 $32.74 $34.97 $37.14
Homestead - All MCFs $12.52 $12.52 $13.37 $14.20
Low and 1st High Service Suburbs
0 to .6 MCF $25.04 $25.04 $26.74 $28.41
Additional MCFs $42.56 $42.56 $45.45 $48.28
Homestead - All MCFs $16.27 $16.27 $17.38 $18.46
2nd High Service Suburbs
0 to .6 MCF $30.82 $30.82 $32.92 $34.96
Additional MCFs $52.39 $52.39 $55.95 $59.44
Homestead - All MCFs $20.03 $20.03 $21.39 $22.72
3rd High Service Suburbs
0 to .6 MCF
$35.63
$35.63
$38.05 $40.42
Additional MCFs
$60.57
$60.57
$64.69 $68.72
Homestead - All MCFs
$23.16
$23.16
$24.74 $26.27

Our rates have two components: 

Monthly Fixed Charge

This charge is based on the size of the water meter at your home or business. Most residential customers will have a meter between 5/8th's of an inch and 1 inch.

Meter Size 2017 2018 2019 2020
5/8" to 1" $9 $9 $9 $9.20
1 1/2" to 2" $17.65 $17.65 $17.65 $18.05
3" to 4" $60 $60 $60 $61.35
6" $106.65 $106.65 $106.65 $109.05
8" $160 $160 $160 $163.55
10" $203.35 $203.35 $203.35 $207.85
12" $243.35 $243.35 $243.35 $248.75
Homestead $5.65 $5.65 $5.65 $5.80

 

Monthly Consumption Charge

This charge is based on the amount of water you use. The rate for usage is determined by the distance and elevation of your home and business from Lake Erie.

1 MCF = 7,480 Gallons of Water

Determine Your Water Rate Zone

Monthly Consumption Charge 2017 2018 2019 2020
City of Cleveland
0 to .2 MCF $19.26 $19.26 $20.57 $21.85
Additional MCFs $32.74 $32.74 $34.97 $37.14
Homestead - All MCFs $12.52 $12.52 $13.37 $14.20
Low and 1st High Service Suburbs
0 to .2 MCF $25.04 $25.04 $26.74 $28.41
Additional MCFs $42.56 $42.56 $45.45 $48.28
Homestead - All MCFs $16.27 $16.27 $17.38 $18.46
2nd High Service Suburbs
0 to .2 MCF $30.82 $30.82 $32.92 $34.96
Additional MCFs $52.39 $52.39 $55.95 $59.44
Homestead - All MCFs $20.03 $20.03 $21.39 $22.72
3rd High Service Suburbs
0 to .2 MCF $35.63 $35.63 $38.05 $40.42
Additional MCFs $60.57 $60.57 $64.69 $68.72
Homestead - All MCFs $23.16 $23.16 $24.74 $26.27