Water Rates

The Value of Water
Most people take water for granted simply because they don't realize the processes involved to ensure a safe, reliable supply is consistently delivered to all our customers. It takes a lot of energy, infrastructure, expertise, and maintenance to capture, treat and deliver water to homes and businesses. Of all your needs, water is the single most important. It is a life-essential resource - you need it every day for almost everything you do - yet few people understand how truly valuable it is. Learn more about the value of water.

View the comprehensive Water Rate Study Update for 2018.
A printed copy of the rate study and cost of service analysis are also available upon request at the BBLDWP offices.

Residential Service

The residential bimonthly service charge for 5/8" meters is $91.20.
The residential bimonthly service charge for 1" meters is $163.26.

Residential Rates

Service charge base rate: 0-8 ccfs are included in the minimum bill.

Level
ccf*
Rate (per ccf)
Tier One
9-24
$3.30
Tier Two
25-40
$4.95
Tier Three
41-60
$6.50
Tier Four
61-100
$8.60
Tier Five
101+
$15.30

*ccf (100 cubic feet) = 748 gallons

Commercial Service

The commercial monthly service charge for 5/8" meters is $54.01
The commercial monthly service charge for 1" meters is $90.05.

Commercial Rates

Service charge base rate: 0-4 ccfs are included in the minimum bill.

Level
ccf*
Rate (per ccf)
Tier One
5+
$3.90

*ccf (100 cubic feet) = 748 gallons

Documents

These rates are in accordance with the City of Big Bear Lake Ordinance No. 2013-424.
Administrative Fees
2018 Comprehensive Water Rate Study