Rates and Charges

Water Service Rates & Charges
Sewer Service Rates & Charges
Miscellaneous Fees Schedule
Construction Rates & Charges
Construction Hydrant Meter Forms & Fees


WATER SERVICE RATES AND CHARGES


 

Service Areas

 Community Served

 Utility Name

Prop 218

Moorpark

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1

 Moorpark

Bell Canyon

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 17

 Bell Canyon

Somis

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 19

 Somis

Lake Sherwood

Ventura County Waterworks District No. 38

 Lake Sherwood

 

Every year, the Ventura County Waterworks District (District) reviews the water rates. If the District proposes changes, our customers will receive a Proposition 218 notification. If you receive water service through one of these four District Nos. 1 (Moorpark) , 17 (Bell Canyon), 19 (Somis), and 38 (Lake Sherwood) you may click on the appropriate calculator below to estimate the impact of the proposed water rates. You will need to have a current copy of your water bill on hand to be able to provide the items required by the calculator.

                                                           

      Moorpark District 1        Bell Canyon District 17           Somis District 19            Lake Sherwood District 38
          Bill Calculator                     Bill Calculator                     Bill Calculator                      Bill Calculator
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


SEWER SERVICES RATES AND CHARGES


 

Waterworks District Monthly Rate Effective - June 20, 2017
 Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1 (Moorpark)  $26.00    per    ERU*
 Ventura County Waterworks District No. 16 (Piru)  $78.52    per    ERU 
 County Service Area No. 29 (North Coast)  $141.42    per    RUE*
 County Service Area No. 30 (Nyeland Acres)  $42.57    per    RUE
 County Service Area No. 34 (El Rio)  $37.00    per    RUE
 Camarillo Utility Enterprise (Camarillo Airport)  $26.00 plus $13.43 per hundred cubic feet of
 average water usage during the rainy season

 
*ERU / RUE = Equivalent Residential Unit / Residential Unit Equivalent

Sewer service charges for commercial, industrial, institutional, and miscellaneous customers may be based on the quantity of flow and characteristics of the waste discharge.  Annual reviews of customer accounts are conducted, and sewer service charges are adjusted accordingly.

 

 

 

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MISCELLANEOUS FEE SCHEDULE – ADMINISTRATION FEE POSTED 2/27/2018 DESCRIPTION OF FEE 
Late Payment Fee $10.00 minimum or 10% of delinquent balance Upon non-payment of the bill, this late payment fee is calculated and placed on the customer's bill.
After Hours Fee* $130.00 This fee is charged for emergency/after-hours service, such as for a District employee to come out to a residence and turn off or turn on water service.
Meter Inaccessible Fee / *Re-read Fee $20.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill when the customer's meter is inaccessible and/or needs to be re-read.*
Meter Removal Fee / *Tampering Fee / *Cut Lock Fee $50.00 This fee is charged in the event that District staff is required to remove a meter and/or if District property (e.g., a meter) is tampered with or a District lock is cut.*
Non-Compliance / *Failure to Respond / Backflow / Notice Fee $90.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill on staff's third attempt to notify the customer of non-compliance with either backflow or agricultural certification. For example, for backflow non-compliance, customers are first notified by the Environmental Health Division (EHD) and then a second time by phone from the District office; the third notice is a door hanger placed at the service location, for which this fee is charged. The same process would apply for agricultural recertification non-compliance.*
Non-Compliance / *Further Failure to Respond / Backflow / Shut-Off Fee $160.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill after the customer has not responded after the third notice and staff travels to the site to physically shut off the water.*
Returned Check Fee / Non-Sufficient Fund (NSF) Notice $25.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill 10 days after the check is returned NSF and continued non-payment. The fee covers all administrative system updates to the account.
Returned Check Fee / *Pending Shut-Off Notice $25.00 This fee is charged to the customer when the bill is delinquent from returned check. The fee covers all administrative system updates to the account and physically leaving a door hanger at the service location.
Pending Shut-Off Notice Fee (Pending 48 Hour Notice) $20.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill when their bill is delinquent and staff physically leaves a door hanger at the service location.
Shut-Off Notice Fee $35.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill to cover the process of physically shutting off the water and leaving a second door hanger at the service location per the Rules and Regulations. This occurs only after the bill is delinquent and the customer receives three notices from the District; a first door hanger left at the service location, a notice via IVR (voice recorded message), and a phone call from administrative staff.
   * The original description of the fee presented to the CAC has been revised based on input from the Citizen Advisory Committees (CACs), all Districts.
 
 ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENT FEE SCHEDULE - ADMINISTRATION  FEE POSTED 10/6/2017  DESCRIPTION OF FEE
Credit Card Convenience Fee (Online or Phone) 2.55% of total or minimum of $1.00 Customer pays fee to cover costs set by payment processor for credit card or debt card transaction.
Electronic Check Fee $1.00 Fee charged by payment processor to pay with an electronic check.
Credit Card Charge-Backs Fee $20.00 Fee charged by payment processor to cover costs of cancelling a payment.
Credits $1.75 Fee charged by payment processor to cover costs of cancelling a payment.
Non-NSF Check Returns Fee $1.75 Fee charged by payment processor for NSF check returns.
NSF Check Returns Fee $20.00 Fee charged by payment processor for NSF check returns.

 

 

 

 


CONSTRUCTION RATES AND CHARGES 



Pursuant to public notices and hearings, the Schedule of Rates and Charges for Construction Services, containing all rates and charges for all customers of Waterworks Districts, shall be determined by Resolution of the Governing Board of each Waterworks District.  Construction rates and charges shall be made publicly available, at a minimum, by posting the rates on the website for the County of Ventura Public Works Agency, Water and Sanitation Department, which operates the Waterworks Districts. Further adjustments will be based on the Engineering New Record Construction Cost Index for the Los Angeles Region.

 

MISCELLANEOUS FEE SCHEDULE - CONSTRUCTION FEE POSTED 10/6/2017
Availability Letter Fee (Water or Sewer) $40.00
Construction Permit Insurance Fee (Water and Sewer) $60.00
Fire Flow Test Fee (or Letter) $80.00
Hydrant Water Meter - Trust Deposit $650.00
Hydrant Water Meter - Installation Fee $45.00
Will Serve Letter Fee (Water or Sewer) $40.00

 

 

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Construction Hydrant Water Meter Fee Schedule

Trust Deposit

$650.00

Installation Fee

$45.00

   
Required Forms
          Application for Service Form
          District 1 - Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 17 - Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 19 - Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 38 - Construction Water Hydrant Meter