Rates & Policies

Listed below, you will find our current rates and policies. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will provide it for you.

Standard Residential Service Rates

Monthly Minimum:
Water Included w/ Minimum Bill:
cost per 1000 gallons $10.25

Our community's water meters are read around the 27th of each month. Please contact our office for any additional information.

Average Billing Examples

2,000 $30.00
5,000 $60.75
10,000 $112.00

The average water bill during the off-peak months is:$37.07
The average water bill during peak or summer months is:$45.22

Fees & Due Dates

Listed below are our fees and how they are applied if applicable.
Fee Amount
Disconnect Fee $65
Returned Check Fee $30
Refundable Rental Deposit $100
Business Hours Service Charge $35
After Hours Service Charge $65
Holiday Service Charge $75
New Tap $1800

Tap Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE for any reason.

Bills are considered late if paying after the 15th of each month and a 15% late charge will be added the morning of the following business day. 

Bills are subject to disconnection if not paid in full by 5pm on the 20th of each month.

**The reconnect fee will be charged on the morning of the 21st regardless if your service has been disconnected yet or not.**

A service fee will be charged if a field crew member is dispatched to your property and the issue is not Alligator Rural Water & Sewer's responsibility. 

If you are renting a property, a $100 rental deposit is required to have service connected in your name. This deposit is refundable and this amount will be deducted from your final bill.

**You are considered a renter if you do not own the land where the existing tap is.**

If a check is returned for any reason, the check amount plus $30 must be paid within 10 days to avoid disconnection. A letter will be sent to you as a courtesy.