• 125 e. clark ave.
    prichard, al 36610
  • office line: 251 - 457 - 3396
  • mon - fri / 8am - 5pm

Water Rates

Schedule of Rates Effective July 1, 2019

Minimum water bill: $21.05 + tax

Minimum water & sewer bill (3/4″ Meter Tap): $42.10 + tax

Account Origination Fee (Non-Refundable)

Residential: $150.00

Commercial: $250.00

Commercial Renters (10 properties or more): $50.00 Per Account

Fees for Additional Services:

  • Account Holding Charge (7 Days): $20.00
  • Bad Check Charge: $40.00
  • Bad Check Turn-Off/Service Charge: $100.00
  • Bad Check Turn-Off/Priority Service Charge: $120.00
  • Emergency Service (5pm-6pm): $100.00 +ADDITIONAL FEES

Bid Plan Review Fees:

  • Residential Subdivision ($40.00/lot): Min: $252.00
  • Commercial Subdivision (per lot): $105.00
  • Commercial Development (per acre): $73.50
  • Plan Review for Resubmits: $735.00
  • Chickasaw Administration Fee: $250.00 + $63.00
  • Change of Name: $20.00
  • Print-Outs/Copies (Front and Back counts as 2 pages): $1.00 per page
  • Construction Service Fee (Monthly): $21.00

Easement/Right-of-Way Vacate: Cost

Illegal Connection/Meter Tampering Fees (by customer):

  • Initial Occurrence: $525.00 + a minimum bill
  • Second Occurrence: $787.50 + a minimum bill
  • Third Occurrence: $1,050.00 + a minimum bill

*All Unauthorized Connections/Meter Tampering Fees must be cleared by owner before tenant can set up service.

Fire Hydrant Theft includes Prosecution: $1,020.00

Obstruction Fee: $ 500.00

Late(Delinquent Payment) Charge: the higher of 10% of bill or $5.25

Locate Sewer Lateral: $350.00 or cost

Main Line Extension Application Fee (Extension of our service line): Cost

Non-Pay Turn-Off Service Charge: $60.00

Non-Pay Turn-Off/Priority Service Charge: $80.00

Return to Turn Meter On : $80.00

  • Service Charge: $60.00
  • Priority Service Charge: $80.00

Meter Test Fee:

  • 5/8″ to 1″ Meter: $52.50
  • 2″ to 4″ Meter: $315.00
  • 6″ to 10″ Meter: $1575.00

Meter Increase Fees:

  • 5/8″ to 1″: Cost
  • All other Increases: Cost

Meter Reduction Fees(Prepaid):

  • 1″ to 1 1/2″ to 5/8″: Cost
  • 2″ to 5/8″: Cost
  • 2″ to 1 1/2″ or 1″: Cost
  • 4″ to 2″: Cost
  • All other reductions: Cost

Meter Re-read & Check for Leaks Fee (Written request. Performed within 72 hours): $40.00

Meter Relocation Charge: Cost

Miscellaneous Fees & Charges: Unauthorized stormwater/rainfall, other drainage inflow into the sewage system Penalty

  • Residential Per Month (first 6 mos. after being notified): $26.25
  • Next six months. Then, termination: $52.50
  • Other Properties Per Month (first 6 mos. after being notified): $78.75
  • Next six months. Then, termination: $157.50

(Deposits Not Included)

Irrigation Meter Pricing:

  • 5/8″ NT :$540.00
  • 1″ NT: $875.00
  • 2″ NT: $2,800.00

Water Meter Fees:

  • 5/8 inch: $70
  • 1 inch: $175
  • 1 1/2 inch: $350
  • 2 inch: $560
  • 3 inch: $2,035
  • 4 inch: $2,266
  • 6 inch: $4,840
  • 8 inch: Cost of Meter
  • 10 inch: Cost of Meter

Water Capacity Fee:

  • 5/8 inch: $280
  • 1 inch: $700
  • 1 1/2 inch: $1,400
  • 2 inch: $2,240
  • 3 inch: $4,480
  • 4 inch: $7,000
  • 6 inch: $10,080
  • 8 inch: $17,920
  • 10 inch: $28,000

Sewer Capacity Fee:

  • 5/8 inch: Cost
  • 1 inch: Cost
  • 1 1/2 inch: Cost
  • 2 inch: Cost
  • 3 inch: Cost
  • 4 inch: Cost
  • 6 inch: Cost
  • 8 inch: Cost
  • 10 inch: Cost

Effective 9/10/10 Regular Board Meeting: implemented 60/40 Project Cost of Sewer Capacity. If no Project cost then use above information. *60=Board/40=Customer

Plus Permit Cost

Chickasaw: $60.00 + Permit Cost

Prichard: $60.00

New Service Locations Only

Meter Size:          Consumption:          Minimum Per Month:          Minimum Sewer Per Mth:


3/4″                              2,000 Gallons                                   $21.05 + tax                                                     $21.05

3/4″                              2,000 Gallons                                   $47.38 + tax                                                     $47.38 *commercial

1″                                   3,500 Gallons                                   $47.38 + tax                                                     $47.38

1 1/2″                            4,000 Gallons                                   $57.91 + tax                                                     $57.91

2″                                  8,000 Gallons                                  $144.77 + tax                                                  $144.77

3″                                 18,200 Gallons                                 $289.56 + tax                                                 $289.56

4″                                 22,800 Gallons                                 $381.69 + tax                                                  $381.69

6″                                 54,200 Gallons                                 $963.44 + tax                                                 $963.44

8″                                  74,200 Gallons                               $1,447.79 + tax                                               $1,447.79

Water Cost per Thousand Gallons

Above Minimum Consumption for Meter Site PLUS $5.26 per thousand gallons

Fire Hydrant Owned & Maintained by the Board: $315.88 per annum

Private Fire Protection (facilities owned by the customer): $315.88 per annum

Trailer Courts and Multiple Units:

No less than the minimum of Water: $21.05 per unit + tax

Automatic Sprinkler System:

Minimum charge of $21.05 per month + tax or $1.31 per head per annum plus tax (whichever is greater)

Sewer Rate:

Above Minimum Consumption for Meter Site PLUS $6.57 per thousand gallons

Sewer Dump Fees:

500 Gal. Tickets: $60.00/Per

Water Connection Charges-New Tap:

Bore Fee (See Capacity Fee Schedule)

3/4″ Meter Tap (See Capacity Fee Schedule)

1″ Meter Tap (See Capacity Fee Schedule)

Larger than 1″: Actual cost to the board for all labor, materials and incidentals or cost of a 1″ Meter Tap, whichever is greater.

Sewer Collection Charges:

Tap Fee (See Capacity Fee Schedule)

Illegal Hook-up fine (Disconnect/Reconnect) $525 + 2X Current Tap Fee PLUS applicable sewer assessment fee

Delinquent Sewer (Disconnect/Reconnect) 2X current Tap Fee

Price for Water Meter to Be Used on Fire Hydrant:

3″ Meter: $459.38 + water usage

Disconnect Notice:

“Delinquent customers are subject to disconnection, after the delinquent date.”