2018 Water and Sewer Rates – Effective July 2018 through June 2019

Livonia residential customers are charged $5.15 for every 100 cubic feet (750 gallons) of water purchased. This is comprised of $2.32 for sewage related expenses and $2.83 for potable water expenses. These rates are established based upon the service fees Livonia pays to the Great Lakes Water Authority for providing our water and to Wayne County for sewage treatment.

 

Code on Bill

Purpose

Amount
($/100CF)

% of Total

       

Sewer

This item covers the following two elements: 

1.  Rate paid to Wayne County for wastewater treatment

                                        $1.68

33.0%

       

2.  Rate paid to Livonia to maintain the Livonia sanitary sewers used to transport sewage to Wayne county sewers, including billing operations

$0.64

12.0%

 

 

 

Sub-total (Sewage)

$2.32

45.0%

 

 

 

Water

This item covers the following two elements: 

1.  Rate paid by Livonia to the Great Lakes Water Authority for potable water.
 

$2.19

43.0%

2.  Rate paid to Livonia to maintain Livonia water system, including billing operations. 

$0.64

12.0%


Sub-total (Water)

$2.83

55.0%


TOTAL – Water and Sewer

$5.15

100.0%

There is a fixed fee that is not dependent upon the amount of water bought, as well as the two consumption charges. This charge is based on meter size. Nearly all residential customers in Livonia have 5/8  inch, 3/4 inch, or 1 inch meters.

CITY OF LIVONIA
QUARTERLY METER FIXED FEE

Meter Size

Total

GLWA

Wayne County

Livonia

 5/8 inch

$69.75

$20.63

$36.67

$12.45

 3/4 inch

$69.75

$20.63

$36.67

$12.45

 1 inch

$69.75

$20.63

$36.67

$12.45

 1.5 inch

$205.02

$60.64

$107.79

$36.59

 2 inch

$263.16

$77.84

$138.36

$46.96

 3 inch

$345.78

$102.28

$181.80

$61.70

 4 inch

$528.36

$156.29

$277.79

$94.28

 6 inch

$1407.60

$416.36

$740.06

$251.18

 8 inch

$3987.18

$1179.38

$2096.30

$711.50

 10 inch

$11493.36

$3399.65

$6042.76

$2050.95

 

In addition to the $5.15 per unit commodity fees, large users are assessed a Large User Charge on all meters 1.5 inches and larger. Large users are charged $2.50 for every 100 cubic feet of water purchased. This is comprised of $1.25 for sewerage related expenses and $1.25 for potable water expenses.

Code on Bill

Purpose

Amount
($/100CF)

% of Total

Large User Charge

To spread system costs equitably due to increased stress/demand on systems.
           
This item covers the following 3 elements: 

1.  Wayne County

$1.31

52.0%

2.  Great Lakes Water Authority

$0.74

30.0%

3.  City of Livonia

$0.45

18.0%

TOTAL - Large User Charge

$2.50

100.0%