Notice of Rate Increase for 2020
This rate increase was necessitated by:
The Alcosan rate increase of 7% per year for 2020 and 2021
The increasing cost of utility and chemicals
The rising cost of upgrading and maintaining an aging system
Loss of revenue from PA Turnpike taking of homes

Be advised, the rate increase begins with usage in January 2020 for billing in February 2020.

2019 billing rates


  ......Residential  .....Commercial     
Cost of Service  $17.000 $25.000    
0-15,000 gallons per 100 gals used $0.858 $0.858    
15,000-100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.274 $1.274    
Over 100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.500 $1.500

Rate for 2020


  ......Residential  .....Commercial     
Cost of Service  $19.000 $27.000    
0-15,000 gallons per 100 gals used $0.858 $0.958    
15,000-100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.274 $1.374    
Over 100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.500 $1.600

 

Examples of changes to monthly statement
  Monthly Service Charge Usage Component Avg Usage gals Average Billing
Current 2019 Rates $17.00 8.580 4,000 $51.32
Rate for 2020 at 4,000 gals $19.00 8.580 4,000 $53.32
Current 2019 Rates $17.00 8.580 3,000 $42.74
Rate for 2020 at 3,000 gals $19.00 8.580 3,000 $44.74
Current 2019 Rates $17.00 8.580 2,000 $34.16
Rate for 2020 at 2,000 gals $19.00 8.580 2,000 $36.16
Current 2019 Rates $17.00 8.580 1,000 $25.58
Rate for 2020 at 1,000 gals $19.00 8.580 1,000 $27.58


Comparison Neighboring Areas Monthly Service Charge Usage Component per 1,000 gals Avg Usage gals Average Billing
Bethel Park $15.00 $9.00 4,000 $51.00
Clairton $50.00 $8.00 4,000 $82.00
Elizabeth Township $42.00 $7.50 4,000 $57.00
West Mifflin with increase 2020 $19.00 $8.58 4,000 $53.32


Commercial Usage 2019 2020
Cost of Services $25.000 $27.000
0 - 15,000 gallons per 100 gals used $0.858 $0.958
15,001 - 100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.274 $1.374
Over 100,000 gallons per 100 gals used $1.500 $1.600

*This is a flat rate per thousand gals
Example:
If facility uses 15,000 gals the entire bill is charged at 9.58 per thousand gals.
It would be 15 x 9.58 = 143.70 + 27.00 = 170.70
If facility uses 85,000 gals the entire bill is charged at 13.74 per thousand gals.
It would be 85 x 13.74 = 1,167.90 + 27.00 = 1,194.90
*Service Charge For Commercial will change to $27
*Service Charge For Residential will change to $19