Water Rates October 2022

The Turners Falls Water Department Board of Commissioners voted to revise the water rates for an increase of twenty five cents per thousand gallons. The new minimum usage charge for those who live within the Turners Falls Fire District will be $35 and those outside of the TFFD will be $80.00.

The new billing period starts after the readings in October and will be reflected on the May 1, 2023 bill.

The new rates for the semi-annual billing will be as follows:

Rates within the Turners Falls Fire District

Usage 0 to 12,000 gallons – Minimum Charge $35.00

13,000 to 200,000 gallons - $2.85 per 1,000 gallons

201,000 to 400,000 gallons - $3.05 per 1,000 gallons

401,000 to 600,000 gallons - $3.25 per 1,000 gallons

601,000 to 800,000 gallons - $3.45 per 1,000 gallons

801,000 to 1,000,000 gallons-$3.65 per 1,000 gallons

1,001,000 and above - $3.85 per 1,000 gallons

Rates outside the Turners Falls Fire District

Usage 0 to 15,000 gallons – Minimum Charge $80.00

16,000 to 200,000 gallons - $5.15 per 1,000 gallons

201,000 to 400,000 gallons - $5.35 per 1,000 gallons

410,000 to 600,000 gallons - $5.55 per 1,000 gallons

601,000 to 800,000 gallons - $5.75 per 1,000 gallons

801,000 to 1,000,000 gallons- $5.95 per 1,000 gallons

1,001,000 and above - $6.15 per 1,000 gallons

Water usage is based on a six month period, approximately April 1 through Sept. 30 for summer reads and approximately October 1 through March 31 for winter reads.

Sewer bills are generated at the Montague Town Hall and are based on winter water usage.