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Water rates are based on the cost of providing service to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and wholesale customers.
Water bills pay for:
Portland Water Rates, Fiscal Year 2017-18
The average single family residential monthly bill for water service increased 6.7% on July 1, 2017. The monthly water bill for the typical single family residential customer using 5 ccf a month in fiscal year 2017-2018 is $36.10. The city adjusts water rates annually on July 1.
With the volume rate $4.499 per ccf = 1.7 gallons cost a penny.
The City Council Ordinance on water rates is available on the Auditor's website.
Bills may be estimated if readings cannot be obtained.
Based on how much water you used
Charge for daily services
Paying for an investigation into the extent and nature of Portland Harbor contamination.
Learn about the sewer and stormwater portion of your bill.
Find information about BES's Clean River Rewards program.