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Water rates are based on the cost of providing service to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and wholesale customers.
Water bills pay for:
Portland Water Rates, Fiscal Year 2020-21
The average single family residential monthly bill for water service increased 6.5% on July 1, 2020. The monthly water bill for the typical single family residential customer using 5 ccf a month in fiscal year 2020-2021 is $44.89. The city adjusts water rates annually on July 1.
With the volume rate $5.593 per ccf = 1.3 gallons cost a penny.
The City Council Ordinance on water rates is available on the Auditor's website.
Learn more about sewer and stormwater charges on the Bureau of Environmental Services' website.