Rates & Fees

Current Water Rates for Fiscal Year 2022 - 2023 are as follows:

  • Colchester Town & Malletts Bay Water Company: $42.40/1,000 Cubic Feet ($0.57/100 gallons)
  • Colchester Fire District #1: $42.40/1,000 Cubic Feet: $42.40/1,000 Cubic Feet ($0.57/100 gallons)
  • Colchester Fire District #3: $47.00/7,000 Gallons, $0.58/100 gallons over 7,000 gallons

The following Rate and Fee Schedule is effective for fiscal year July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 for the residential and commercial accounts of the Colchester Town, Malletts Bay Water Company, Colchester Fire District #1, and Colchester Fire District #3.

  1. General Fees
  2. Residential Connection Fees
  3. Commercial Connection Fees
  4. Service Installation Fee Approximation
Service Cost
Bad Check  $40
CWD Wholesale Supply Connection Fee  Per CWD Policy
Fire Hydrant Use $125.00
Fire Suppression (Sprinkler) System $30 each per year
Frozen Meter Replacement Based on meter size, material costs, plus service call charges
Hydrant Flow Test $125
Interim or Final Bill Requests  $30
Meter Test $50
Overtime Rate  2 hour minimum at employee's current labor rate
Private Hydrant Charge $100 each per year
Service Call $50 per trip
Water Off/On (Non-delinquency) Water Off/On (Non-delinquency)