For all customers served by NBMA in Northampton, Coplay, North Catasauqua and Whitehall, North Whitehall, and Allen Townships:

For all customers served by NBMA in the High Pump District of North Whitehall Township:

Adopted March 8, 2016

Adopted March 8, 2016

Effective Oct. 1, 2016

Effective Oct. 1, 2016

1st Billing at New Rates:

1st Billing at New Rates:

Monthly - November 2016

Monthly - November 2016

Quarterly - January 2017

Quarterly - January 2017

 

Minimum Charge:

 

Minimum Charge:

Size of Meter

Quarterly

Monthly*

Size of Meter

Quarterly

Monthly*

5/8"x3/4"

$ 36.00

$ 12.00

5/8"x3/4"

$ 36.00

$12.00

1"

72.00

24.00

1"

72.00

24.00

1-1/2"

144.00

48.00

1-1/2"

144.00

48.00

2"

252.00

84.00

2"

252.00

84.00

2-1/2"

264.00

88.00

2-1/2"

264.00

88.00

3"

360.00

120.00

3"

360.00

120.00

4"

600.00

200.00

4"

600.00

200.00

6"

1,200.00

400.00

6"

1,200.00

400.00

8"

1,920.00

640.00

8"

1,920.00

640.00

10"

2,760.00

920.00

10"

2,760.00

920.00

12"

4,320.00

1,440.00

12"

4,320.00

1,440.00

Multiple Dwelling Rate

23.76

7.92

Multiple Dwelling Rate

23.76

7.92

*All Multiple Dwelling and meters larger that 5/8"x3/4" are billed on a monthly basis.

 

*All Multiple Dwelling and meters larger that 5/8"x3/4" are billed on a monthly basis.

Partial Billing: (5/8"x3/4" Meters Only)

Partial Billing: (5/8"x3/4" Meters Only)

1 - 30 days

$12.00 plus consumption

1 - 30 days

$12.00 plus consumption

31 - 60 days

$24.00 plus consumption

31 - 60 days

$24.00 plus consumption

61 - 90 days

$36.00 plus consumption

61 - 90 days

$36.00 plus consumption

Metered Water Rates:

Metered Water Rates:

100 Cu. Ft. Charge $3.00

100 Cu. Ft. Charge $3.25

100 Cu. Ft. equals 748 gallons

100 Cu. Ft. equals 748 gallons

Cost per 1,000 Gallons equals $4.01

Cost per 1,000 Gallons equals $4.34

 



Water Haulers - Monthly flat rate of $40.00 plus metered consumption @ current rate.


                                                                          Fire Hydrant Rates

 
Public Fire Hydrants - Each $125/yr
Private Fire Hydrants
(Outside Yard Type Only) - Each
Based on size of fire hydrant
Private Fire Lines Based on size of fire hydrant

 

 

Tapping Fees


1.  Connection Fees

3/4" $800* $800*
1" $900* $900*
Greater than 1" Actual Cost Actual Cost

*Effective April 1, 2008

2.  Customer Facilities Fee

5/8 x 3/4" $350 Actual Cost
1" $410 Actual Cost
1 - 1/2" $650 Actual Cost
2" $800 Actual Cost
Greater than 2" Actual Cost Actual Cost


Represents cost of standard meter setting inside building with remote reader.  Applicant responsible for any additional cost peculiar to premises.


3.  Tapping Fee

    Capacity Part

                                                                   Normal Service

Meter Size Cost
5/8" x 3/4" $960
1" $2,000
1-1/2" $3,900
2" $6,300
Greater than 1" $5.60/Gal/Day x peak factor
Multi-Unit Dwellings $790 per dwelling



Fire Service

Service Line Cost
2" $450
2-1/2" $670
3" $900
4" $1,400
6" $2,800
8" $4,480

 

     
Miscellaneous Deposits and Fees    
1.  Minimum Deposit to Secure Water Bill if required    
     Estimated 3-month water bill but not less than:    
            General System   $100
            Clearview High Service   $120
     
2.  Minimum Charge for Temporary Service    
      (Construction Fee - Maximum time 6 mos.)   $100
     
3.  Service Restoration Fee After Shutoff    
     Due to Delinquent Payment   $70
     
4.  Shutoff and Restoration of Service When:    
     (a) Performed during normal Authority    
          business hours   $70
     
     (b) Performed during other than normal    
         Authority business hours   $150
     
5.  Bad Check Charge - per occurrence   $20
     
6.  Meter Accuracy Test Deposit   $100
     
7.  Frozen 3/4" Meter Charge (Minimum)   $100
     
8.  Frozen 1" Meter Charge (Minimum)   $250
     
9.  Permit To Use Fire Hydrant    

 

Size of Meter Deposit Minimum Charge
5/8" $100 $10.00 + usage
1" $100 $20.00 + usage
Tank Truck Rate $100 $40.00 + usage

 

10.  Lien Fees   $85    
         
11.  Penalty Charge for Late Payment   10% of Bill Outstanding