Rate Schedule and Service Fees

Water Rate Schedule

Current Rates by elevation for a normal residential 5/8-3/4” meter are:

MunicipalityBase Fee/3MonthsUsage by 1,000 gallons
Ambridge Boro$47.59$4.41
Harmony Twp$47.59$4.51
Economy/Bell Acres$47.59$4.61
Billing Schedule

Most accounts are billed on a quarterly basis, the first of January, April, July, and October.  The bills are due on the last business day of the month.

Delinquent notices with penalty added are sent to accounts with unpaid balances, the first of February, May, August, and November.  The delinquent bills are due on the last business day of the month.

Delinquent shut off of accounts with unpaid balances begins on the first of March, June, September, and December.  Bills must be paid in full (cash, money order, debit/credit card) before service is restored.  There is a 24-hour wait after payment before turn on occurs.

Service Fees

There are various service fees for special services.  Some of the more common fees are:

Application for Service
(new construction and change of owner)
Returned Check Fee$25
Delinquent Shut Off Charge$30 Ambridge (includes sewer)
$20 Harmony/Economy/Bell Acres
Residential Tap Fee 1” Service Line includes 5/8” Water Meter. Cost increases as meter size increases.
The fee is $3,759.00.
Mid-Cycle Final Bill$25 (owner request, no sale)

The full chart of Service Fees is on display in the Business Office.  See Customer Service Handbook or call for additional information.