Description of Charges
Charge to initiate service.
Service Capacity ChargeFixed expense based upon the size of the water service connection. This covers a portion of the cost for maintenance of meters, pipelines, wells, and reservoirs that supply water to the City.
Water Consumption Charge
Fee based upon metered water usage, measured and billed by units, (1 unit = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons). Billing is calculated on a tiered rate structure. There may be a pass through cost per unit added to the rate.
Fee covers the electricity costs to pump water to higher elevation zones. Questions: (714) 288-2475.
Fire Service Charge
Fixed expense for non-residential properties with private fire service connections. Questions: (714) 288-2475.
Sanitation Services Charge
Sewer Maintenance fees cover costs for sewer maintenance and environmental quality related costs. Sewer Infrastructure fees cover City Council approved rehabilitation projects and sewer replacement costs. A fixed cost is charged based on residential class. A volumetric rate is charged for commercial class. The City-Wide-Street Tree Program is a fixed cost based on residential/commercial class. Questions: (714) 532-6480
10% charge is assessed to any unpaid balance 30 days after services are rendered.
Added to accounts that remain unpaid and are scheduled for disconnection.
A fee charged to reconnect water after a delinquent disconnection.
Paramedic Subscription Charge (Voluntary)
If enrolled in the program, patients are not charged for unpaid paramedic balances. For program information: (714) 288-2534; For enrollment status: (714) 744-2233.