Rates

The Board of Commissioners of Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District has the legal authority, as established by Washington State law, to determine fees and set rates.

2017 Rate Schedule (Effective January 1, 2017)

Download the current RATE SCHEDULE 2017

 

Monthly Residential / Commercial Rates

Type Monthly Cost
Water, metered, base per ERU* $12.97
Water, metered, base per ERU* Irrigation $12.34
Usage above 976 cu.ft. per ERU* $0.0041 per cu.ft.
Usage above 3131 cu.ft per ERU* $0.00651 per cu.ft.
Water, metered, per cu.ft $0.013
Water, Eastside Surcharge per ERU* $6.73 per Consolidation Agreement
Sewer, per ERU $49.91
Sewer, per ERU, Dedicated Capacity (Contract) $38.27
Sewer, per ERU, County Intertie $26.50 + Spokane County Sewer Service Fee billed at current rate as per Interlocal Agreement

*ERU=Equivalent Residential Unit = 240 gallons (32 cubic feet) of water per day

 

Connection Fees

Type Cost
Regular Capacity Water, per ERU $2,000
Regular Capacity Sewer, per ERU $7,875
Capacity Sewer, County Intertie, per ERU $4,725

 

Hook-Up Fees

Type Cost
Residential/Commercial Water ¾” $400
Residential/Commercial Water 1″ and larger meters $100 + owner provides LLSWD spec meter, piping, and boxes
Residential/Commercial Sewer $100
Radio Read Fee $150
Water Tapping Fee $275
Sewer Tapping Fee $175

 

Miscellaneous Fees

Type Cost
Water on/off Charge $50 Weekday / $150 after hours/weekend/holiday
Hydrant Permit* $250 Yearly / $25 Daily (+ large volume water sales charged per cu.ft)
Check Valve Rental $6 per day + tax
Water/Sewer Operator Rate $50 per hour
New Construction Bacteria Testing – 18hr Test $70
Meter Accuracy Testing (including removal and replacement) Actual cost (depending on size of meter)
Return Payment Fee $10
Lien Charge $280

*Large Volume Water Sales

The Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District fire hydrant permit is for water use less than 25,000 cubic feet per year. In accordance with Resolution 30-98 water used, from designated fire hydrants, in excess of 25,000 cubic feet per year the District will sell water at the cost of $0.01 (one cent) per cubic foot of water consumed. If the per cubic foot rate for water is changed in the future, the new adopted per cubic foot rate will apply to sales from fire hydrants per Resolution 30-98.

 

Fire Flow Charges

Required Flow (GPM) Gallons per Minute
750 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500
Fire Flow Charge* Cost
$503 $671 $1,006 $1,340 $1,674 $2,001 $2,341

*Fire Flow charges will be assessed in accordance with Resolution 10-99 based on the required Fire Flow established by Spokane Valley Fire Department, City of Liberty Lake, or Spokane County Department of Building and Planning.

 

Equivalent User Schedule – Meter Size

In accordance with Resolution 6-98 – Equivalent User Schedule Amendment for irrigation services.

Size of Meter* ERUs
¾” 1
1” 2
1 ½” 4
2” 5
3” 9
4” 15
6” 31

 

Stormwater Drainage within the Watershed of Liberty Lake

In accordance with Resolution 26-13 – Stormwater Management Resolution

Stormwater Drainage Plan Review* $600
Stormwater Drainage Bank Assignment (Returned upon project completion) Depending upon engineers estimation of project cost

*Covers the initial plan review and a check of the final plan and three site drainage inspections (rough, preliminary-final and final). All additional reviews to be billed to the developer/customer at actual cost plus tax.