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Customer Service - Monday-Friday - 8:30am-5:00pm - 267-347-5009 or utilitybilling@quakertown.org
Utility Emergency-After Hours - 215-721-3520

Richland Township Residents: Effective September 26, 2012, The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission increased the water rates charged by the Borough of Quakertown as set forth in Tariff Supplement No. 18.

The Borough utility rates are set by Borough Ordinance.

Residential General Electric
$14.00 Customer service fee
14.94¢ per KWH for the first 600 KWH
13.59¢ per KWH for the next 1,000 KWH
12.80¢ per KWH for All additional KWH

Residential All Electric (Electric Heat)
$14.00 Customer service fee
14.94¢ per KWH for the first 600 KWH
12.62¢ per KWH for the next 1,000 KWH
11.84¢ per KWH for All additional KWH

Commercial General Electric
$20.00 Customer service fee
28.51¢ per KWH for the first 25 KWH of the billing KW
25.22¢ per KWH for the next 50 KWH of the billing KW
20.17¢ per KWH for the next 100 KWH of the billing KW
16.31¢ per KWH for All additional KWH

Commercial All Electric (Electric Heat)
$20.00 Customer service fee
21.33¢ per KWH for the first 25 KWH of the billing KW
17.46¢ per KWH for the next 50 KWH of the billing KW
15.53¢ per KWH for the next 100 KWH of the billing KW
11.64¢ per KWH for All additional KWH

Industrial Net Monthly Rate:
$125.00 Customer service fee
$12.62 per KW Demand charge all KW
11.64¢ per KWH for the first 25,000 KWH
10.68¢ per KWH for Excess KWH

Industrial “IS” Net Monthly Rate:
$125.00 Customer service fee

Demand Charge
$13.20 per KW for First 400 KW
$10.86 per KW for Excess KW
Energy Charge
11.64¢ per KWH for First 23,000 KWH
10.08¢ per KWH for Excess KWH

 

A.  Minimum Monthly Charges 

 Meter Size

 Allowance

Properties in

 Inches

Gallons

the Borough

5/8 and 3/4  

 3,000

 $13.31

 1 6,667 

$29.57 

 1 1/4  10,000  $44.37
 1 1/2  13,333  $59.15
 2  16,667  $73.94
 2 1/2  21,667  $91.78
 3  26,667  $109.61
 4  33,333  $133.40
     
B. Metered Monthly Rates
5/8 and 3/4 First 3,000  $13.31 
5/8 and 3/4   Next 13,667 $4.43 
5/8 and 3/4  Over 16,667  $3.56 
     
 1" First 6,667  $29.57 
 1"

Next 10,000

 $4.43
 1"  Over 16,667  $3.56
     
1 1/4"  First 10,000  $44.37 
1 1/4"  Next 6,667  $4.43
1 1/4" Over 16,667 

$3.56 

     
1 1/2"  First 13,333  $59.15 
 1 1/2"  Next 3,333 $4.43 
1 1/2"  Over 16,667  $3.56
     
 2"  First 16,667  $73.94
 2" Over 16,667   $3.56
     
 2 1/2"  First 21,667  $91.78
2 1/2"   Over 21,667 $3.56 
     
 3" First 26,667  $116.69 
 3" Over 26,667  $3.56 
     
 4" First 33,333  $133.40 
 4" Over 33,333  $3.56 
     
 C.  Flat Rates Per Annum for Private Fire Hydrant
     $157.26
     
 D.  Sprinkler Service Charge
1"   $163.93 
2"   $261.37 
 4"   $394.30 
 6"   $655.68 
 8"   $983.51 
 10"   $1,477.49 
     
 E.  Flat Rates Per Annum for Public Fire Hydrant
    $276.92 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

2012 Rates 

 A.  Minimum Monthly Charges

 Meter Size

Allowance

Minimum Quarterly

 Inches

Gallons 

 Charge

 5/8 and 3/4  3,000

$18.73 

 1  6,667

 $32.77

 1 1/4  10,000

 $49.18

 1 1/2  13,333

 $65.57

 2  16,667

 $81.95

 3  26,667

 $118.49

 4  33,333

 $142.84

     

 B.  Metered Monthly Rates

 5/8 and 3/4  First 3,000

 $18.73

 5/8 and 3/4  Next 13, 667

 $4.91

 5/8 and 3/4  Next 16,667

 $3.64

 5/8 and 3/4  Next 50,000

 $2.64

 5/8 and 3/4  Over 83,333

 $1.97

   

 

 1"  First 6,667

$32.77 

 1"  Next 10,000

$4.91 

 1"  Next 16, 667

$3.64 

 1"  Next 50,000

$2.64 

 1"  Over 83,333

$1.97 

   

 

 1 1/4"  First 10,000

$49.18 

 1 1/4"  Next 6,667

$4.91 

 1 1/4"  Next 16,667

$3.64 

 1 1/4"  Next 50,000

$2.64 

 1 1/4"  Over 83,333

$1.97 

   

 

 1 1/2"  First 13,333

$65.57 

 1 1/2"  Next3,333

$4.91 

 1 1/2"  Next 16,667

$3.64 

 1 1/2"  Next 50,000

$2.64 

 1 1/2"  Over 83,333

$1.97 

     
 2"  First 16,667

$81.95 

 2"  Next16,667

$3.64 

 2"  Next 50,000

$2.64 

 2"  Over 83,333

$1.97 

   

 

 3"  First 26,667

$118.49 

 3"  Next 6,667

$3.64 

 3"  Next 50,000

$2.64 

 3"  Over 83,333

$1.97 

   

 

 4"  First 33,333

$142.84

 4"  Next 50,000

$2.64

 4"  Over 83,333

$1.97