Sweetwater Authority Rates

Current water rates, effective January 1, 2019

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HCF: Hundred Cubic Feet (approx. 748 gallons)
SDCWA: San Diego County Water Authority
MWD: Metropolitan Water District

Commodity Charges

Single-Family Residential Rates Variable Rate for Bi-Monthly 
Sweetwater Authority Charge
Variable Rate for Bi-Monthly
SDCWA Wholesale Water Purchase Charge
Tiers by Units of Water Served $/HCF $/HCF
0 through 10 HCF $3.72
$1.05
11 through 16 HCF $4.43 
$1.25
17 through 27 HCF $4.56 
$1.28
28 and above HCF $5.50
$1.55
More information on block rates is available on the bill estimator.
Other Commodity Charges         Uniform Rate for Bi-Monthly 
Sweetwater Authority Charge
Uniform Rate for Bi-Monthly
SDCWA Wholesale Water Purchase Charge
Customer Class $/HCF $/HCF
Multi-family Residential $5.10 $1.43
Commercial $4.87 $1.37
Public Agencies $6.02 $1.69
Construction $7.36 $2.07

Readiness-to-Serve Charge & SDCWA Infrastructure Access Charge

Meter Size                         
Sweetwater Authority Rates 
for Bi-Monthly Fixed Charge
SDCWA Rates for Bi-Monthly
Infrastructure Access Charge
5/8 inches $18.73
$6.02
1 inch
$27.88 
$9.64
1-1/2 inches
$44.15 
$18.06
2 inches
$62.44
$31.30
3 inches
$118.91
$57.80
4 inches
$200.68 
$98.74
6 inches
$403.93
$180.60
8 inches
$665.97
$313.04
10 inches
$1,013.03 
$469.56

SDCWA & MWD Volumetric Pass-through Charges


Uniform Rate for Bi-Monthly
Pass Through Charge                          
SDCWA
Customer Service
Charge
SDCWA
Emergency Storage
Charge
SDCWA
Supply Reliability
Charge
MWD
Readiness
To Serve
Charge    
MWD
Capacity Charge
All Customer Classes $/HCF $/HCF $/HCF $/HCF $/HCF
  $0.11 $0.30 $0.11 $0.03 $0.02