Rates, Fees And Charges

Connection  Fee Changes

Pasco County Utilities Connection Fee Rate Changes Took Effect January 3, 2022

Effective January 3, 2022, the connection fees will index annually at 1.5% (water) and 3.5% (wastewater), over the next four years (Fiscal Years 2022 through 2025). Therefore, there will be an increase in connection fee amounts, as indicated below:

Water and Wastewater Connection Fees (4-Year Phasing per Single Family 1.0 ERU)

Effective Dates 

Water Connection Fee

Water with Reclaimed Connection Fee

Wastewater Connection Fee

January 3, 2022, - September 30, 2022

$1,585.00 

$1,189.00 

$2,831.00 

October 1, 2022, - September 30, 2023

$1,609.00 

$1,207.00 

$2,931.00 

October 1, 2023, - September 30, 2024

$1,633.00 

$1,225.00 

$3,032.00 

October 1, 2024, - September 30, 2025

$1,657.00 

$1,243.00 

$3,133.00 


Non-residential uses will pay the single family (1.0 ERU) fee listed above multiplied by the following meter equivalents:

Meter Size ERU Equivalents
5/8” and 3/4” 1
1" 2.5
1.5" 5
2" 8
3" 15
4" 25
6" 50
8" 80

New Rates FY 24

Pasco County Utilities customers should anticipate rate changes on their water, wastewater and reclaimed water bills effective October 1, 2023. The average residential customer, using 6,000 gallons of water a month, will see a billing increase from $83.68 to $86.15 – a difference of $2.47.

Meter Size Water Meter Installation Water Meter Relocation Calibration Water Wet Tap Reclaimed Wet Tap Reclaimed Meter Installation
5/8” - ¾” $375.00 $505.00 $135.00 $1,185.00 $1,185.00 $565.00
1” - 1¼” $500.00 $505.00 $135.00 $1,185.00 $1,185.00 $725.00
1 ½” $700.00 Actual Cost *$115.00 N/A N/A $1,020.00
2” $820.00 Actual Cost *$115.00 $1,045.00 $1,045.00 $1,275.00
3” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A
4” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A
6” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A
8” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A
10” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A
12” N/A N/A Bulk $350.00 $300.00 $300.00 N/A

* Third Party Calibration

Meter Size Owner - Water/Sewer or Sewer Only Deposit Tenant -Water/Sewer or Sewer Only Deposit Owner-Water Only Deposit Tenant Water Only Deposit Water Base Charge Monthly Sewer Base Charge Monthly
5/8” - ¾” $180.00 $216.00 $60.00 $72.00 $10.44 $21.81
1” - 1¼” $450.00 $540.00 $150.00 $180.00 $21.24 $49.76
1½” $900.00 $1,080.00 $300.00 $360.00 $39.21 $96.34
2” $1,439.00 $1,727.00 $481.00 $577.00 $60.77 $152.23
3” $2,879.00 $3,455.00 $961.00 $1,153.00 $111.09 $282.64
4” $4,498.00 $5,398.00 $1,502.00 $1,802.00 $182.97 $468.94
6” $8,996.00 $10,796.00 $3,004.00 $3,605.00 $362.70 $934.73
8” $14,394.00 $17,273.00 $4,806.00 $5,767.00 $578.36 $1,493.65

Per Unit Water Charges 5/8” & ¾” Only. Base Rate = $10.44

1,000 to 5,000 gallons $2.07 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 to 10,000 gallons $3.29 per 1,000 gallons
10,001 to 15,000 gallons $6.59 per 1,000 gallons
>15,001 and over $8.89 per 1,000 gallons

Sewer Charges. Base Rate = $21.81

Maximum sewer charge on commercial accounts is based on every 1,000 gallons of metered water used.
Base rate plus $6.71 per each 1,000 gallons of metered water.  
Maximum monthly residential sewer (capped 10,000 gallons 5/8” & ¾” ) $88.91
5/8" - 1" Sewer Only Customer (10,000 Gallon Max) $88.91
Sewer Wet Tap (2" and smaller) $1,745.00

Fire Line Service (no meter)

Flat fee based on size of service (monthly)
4” and under $11.78 6” $34.19 8” $72.88 10” $131.05

 

Deposit for temporary/hydrant meter 1” $545.00
Deposit for temporary/hydrant meter 2” $1,505.00

1" or 2" Hydrant Meter Installation/Relocation Fee

$160.00
Fire Hydrant Installation At Cost
Fire Hydrant Maintenance $175.00
“2” Jumper Meter Relocation $160.00
Water Flow Test (Standard 2 Hydrant Pairing) $320.00
Sewer Force Main Pressure Test $570.00
2" Jumper Meter Installation (Temporary) $950.00

Bulk Charges

Water Service Type Bulk Usage Capital Recovery Surcharge
Bulk Water $4.06 per 1,000 gallons $0.68 per 1,000 gallons
Bulk Wastewater $6.29 per 1,000 gallons $1.00 per 1,000 gallons
Bulk Reclaimed (with Storage) $0.78 per 1,000 gallons N/A
Bulk Reclaimed (without Storage) $0.38 per 1,000 gallons N/A

Other Services Fees and Charges

Activation Fee - Next Day $63.00
Activation Fee - Same Day $78.00
Emergency Turn On/Off - Working Hours (Same-day turn on/turn off service) $165.00
Emergency Turn On/Off - Working Hours (Emergency service call - working hours) $165.00
Emergency Turn On/Off-After Hours (Emergency service call - after hours) $210.00
Special Reading Request (Meter reading request) $71.00
Disconnect/Reconnect for Non-Payment (Reconnection after turn off for nonpayment) $145.00
Septage Processing Fee $193.00 (per 1,000 gallons)
Grease Processing Fee $210 (per occurrence)
Grease Inspection Costs $96.00 (per inspection)
Sludge Processing Fee $155.00 (per 1,000 gallons)
Septage Vehicle Cleanout $260.00 (per occurrence)
Engineering Inspection Fee $185.00 (per inspection)
Profiling $82.00

Reclaimed Water (For Irrigation). Base Rate = $11.79

Base Rate includes up to 10,000 gallons monthly at no additional charge.  
Volume use over 10,000 gallons is at $1.18 per 1,000 gallons. $1.18 (per 1,000 gallons > 10,000)
Backflow Prevention Device | Cross Connection $6.42 per month