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Bahamas Tariff - Water & Sewerage

 

Effective January 1, 2015, the water rates inclusive of value added tax (VAT) which is charged at 7.5% are as follows:

 

MINIMUM CHARGES

 

All customers shall be charged a minimum monthly/quarterly charge, which  shall  be  in  accordance  with  the  prevailing  rate  schedule,  plus  the  actual  amount of water consumed.

  

Customers   shall   not   receive   a   credit   for   any   period   during   which   water consumption is less than that of the minimum quarterly charge.

 

 

VAT INCLUSIVE TOTAL COST PER QUARTER - NEW PROVIDENCE

WATER

Consumption per 1000 gallons

Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge(including 2,000 gallons) – 1/2 inch meter

$38.70

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$13.01

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$20.37

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$16.40

Non Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge (including 2,000 gallons)

$64.50

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$14.14

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$22.47

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$16.66

SEWER

Residential Properties

 

Downtown, per sewer fixture unit (SFU)

$5.85

 

All Other Areas, per sewer fixture unit (SFU)

$3.12

Non Residential Properties

 

All Areas, per sewer fixture unit (SFU)

$9.87

 

VAT INCLUSIVE TOTAL COST PER QUARTER-

ABACO, ELEUTHERA, EXUMA & SAN SALVADOR

WATER

Consumption per 1000 gallons

Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge(including 2,000 gallons) – 1/2 inch meter

$19.35

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$6.45

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$7.96

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$9.03

Non Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge (including 2,000 gallons)

$26.88

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$7.22

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$8.91

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$10.12

SEWER

 

Residential, per sewer fixture unit (SFU)

$3.12

 

Non Residential, per sewer fixture unit (SFU)

$9.87

 

 

VAT INCLUSIVE TOTAL COST PER QUARTER- OUT ISLANDS

(EXCLUDING ABACO, ELEUTHERA, EXUMA & SAN SALVADOR)

WATER

Consumption per 1000 gallons

Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge(including 2,000 gallons) – 1/2 inch meter

$19.35

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$3.71

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$4.68

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$6.45

Non Residential Properties

1

Minimum charge (including 2,000 gallons)

$26.88

2

2,001 gallons – 13,000 gallons

$4.15

3

13,001 gallons – 26,000 gallons

$5.24

4

26,001 gallons or greater

$7.22

Water New Connection Charges

½", 5/8" and 3/4 " supply pipe

$ 107.50

1" supply pipe

$ 333.25

2" supply pipe

$ 559.00

4" supply pipe

At cost

SEWER

 

Rate

Per Unit

 

Residential

$3.12

 

Non-residential

$9.87

WATER RELATED ITEMS

 

 

Fees

 

Disconnecting or reconnecting meter at customer's request

$10.75

 

Read meter and leave supply connected (special reading

$ 5.38

 

Removing, replacing, or testing ½" meter

$10.75

 

One inch meter or larger

$10.75

 

 

 

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