Sewer Rates

Sewer Rates

For a CONNECTED USER, the sum of:
Debt Retirement Charge:
$94.00 x (cu. ft., of water consumption/4900 cu. ft);
$94.00 minimum charge

Support Systems Charge:
$84.00 x (cu. ft of water consumption/4900 cu. ft);
$84.00 minimum charge

Operation & Maintenance and Equipment Replacement:
$0.031 x (cu. ft. water consumption)

For an UNCONNECTED USER:
Debt Retirement Charge:
$94.00 x (cu. ft. water consumption/4900 cu. ft.);
$94.00 minimum charge

For a VACANT LAND USER:
$1.00 per linear foot of frontage along the sewer

The sewer user charges will be based upon the previous year’s water consumption of the user. There is no distinction between commercial accounts, residential accounts, and seasonal accounts.

The Wells Sanitary District’s sewer rate policy treats each condominium unit as a separate user, in conformance with the Maine Condominium Act.

AVERAGE SEWER BILL USING 4900 cf
Debt: $ 94.00
Support: $ 84.00
OM& EquipRep: $151.90
TOTAL = $329.90