On April 24, 2014 the Barton Springs / Edwards Aquifer Conservation District declared an Alarm Stage Drought which requires the Utility to reduce water usage by 20%.
- A drought surcharge will be added to customers’ water bills for usage in excess of 15,000 gallons per month.
- The following water rates will take effect for usage after the May meter reading (estimated to be May 19, 2014). The statement received about July 1, 2014 will reflect these increased rates.
The base rate is $32.00 and includes 2,000 gallons.
|Usage||Cost Per 1,000 gallons|
|2,001 to 10,000||$2.50|
|10,001 to 15,000||$3.00|
|15,000 to 20,000||$5.50|
|20,001 to 30,000||$9.00|
|30,001 to 50,000||$15.00|
|50,001 to 100,000||$21.00|
For more detailed information about the RRWSC drought plan go to page 6 of the following: http://rubyranchwater.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Tariff_RRWSC_Appendix- D_UDCP_Adopted_April_5_2011.pdf.
For additional BSEACD drought status information go to the following website: http://www.bseacd.org/aquifer-science/drought-status/.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding and please make every effort to help us conserve water.