Every year, the District reviews the water rates. If the District proposes changes, our customers receive a Proposition 218 notification. If you receive water service through one of these four District Nos. 1 (Moorpark) , 17 (Bell Canyon), 19 (Somis), and 38 (Lake Sherwood) you may click on the appropriate calculator below to estimate the impact of the proposed water rates. You need to have a current copy of your water bill on hand to be able to provide the items required by the calculator.

Schedule of Water Rates
Community Served Utility Name Prop 218
Moorpark Ventura County Waterworks District No. 1 Moorpark
Bell Canyon Ventura County Waterworks District No. 17 Bell Canyon
Somis Ventura County Waterworks District No. 19 Somis
Lake Sherwood Ventura County Waterworks District No. 38 Lake Sherwood
Schedule of Sewer and Reclaimed Water Rates
Community Served Utility Name Prop 218
Moorpark Ventura County Waterworks  District No. 1 Moorpark

SEWER SERVICE RATES AND CHARGES

Waterworks District and County Services Areas Monthly Rate Effective – July 1, 2018
 Ventura County Waterworks District No. 16 (Piru)  $95.01    per    ERU*
 County Service Area No. 29 (North Coast)  $169.56    per    RUE*
 County Service Area No. 30 (Nyeland Acres)  $48.70    per    RUE
 County Service Area No. 34 (El Rio)  $38.00    per    RUE
 Camarillo Utility Enterprise (Camarillo Airport)  $31.46 plus $16.25 per hundred cubic feet of
average water usage during the rainy season
Sewer service charges for commercial, industrial, institutional, and miscellaneous customers may be based on the quantity of flow and characteristics of the waste discharge.  Annual reviews of customer accounts are conducted and sewer service charges are adjusted accordingly. *ERU  = Equivalent Residential Unit

*RUE = Residential Unit Equivalent

 

Service Areas – Sewer & Reclaimed Water
Community Served Utility Name Prop 218
Piru Ventura County Waterworks District No. 16 Piru-English / Piru-Spanish
North Coast County Service Area No. 29 North Coast
Nyeland Acres County Service Area No. 30 Nyeland Acres
El Rio County Service Area No. 34 El Rio
Camarillo Airport Camarillo Utility Enterprise Camarillo Airport

 

MISC FEES

MISCELLANEOUS FEE SCHEDULE – ADMINISTRATION FEE POSTED 2/27/2018 DESCRIPTION OF FEE 
Late Payment Fee $10.00 minimum or 10% of delinquent balance Upon non-payment of the bill, this late payment fee is calculated and placed on the customer’s bill.
After Hours Fee* $130.00 This fee is charged for emergency/after-hours service if a District employee visits a residence to turn off or turn on water service.
Meter Inaccessible Fee / *Re-read Fee $20.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill when the customer’s meter is inaccessible and/or needs to be re-read.*
Meter Removal Fee / *Tampering Fee / *Cut Lock Fee $50.00 This fee is charged in the event that District staff is required to remove a meter and/or if District property (e.g., a meter) is tampered with or a District lock is cut.*
Non-Compliance / *Failure to Respond / Backflow / Notice Fee $90.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill on staff’s third attempt to notify the customer of non-compliance with either backflow or agricultural certification. For example, for backflow non-compliance, customers are sent two notices by the Environmental Health Division (EHD); the third letter and a door hanger are sent by the District and placed at the service location, for which this fee is charged. The same process would apply for agricultural re-certification non-compliance.*
Non-Compliance / *Further Failure to Respond / Backflow / Shut-Off Fee $160.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill after the customer has not responded after the third notice and staff travels to the site to physically shut off the water.*
Returned Check Fee / Non-Sufficient Fund (NSF) Notice $25.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill 10 days after the check is returned NSF and continued non-payment. The fee covers all administrative system updates to the account.
Returned Check Fee / *Pending Shut-Off Notice $25.00 This fee is charged to the customer when the bill is delinquent from returned check. The fee covers all administrative system updates to the account and physically leaving a door hanger at the service location.
Pending Shut-Off Notice Fee (Pending 48 Hour Notice) $20.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill when their bill is delinquent and staff physically leaves a door hanger at the service location.
Shut-Off Notice Fee $35.00 This fee is charged to the customer bill to cover the process of physically shutting off the water and leaving a second door hanger at the service location per the Rules and Regulations. This occurs only after the bill is delinquent and the customer receives three notices from the District; a first door hanger left at the service location, a notice via IVR (voice recorded message), and a phone call from administrative staff.
   * The original description of the fee presented to the CAC has been revised based on input from the Citizens Advisory Committees (CACs), all Districts.
 ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENT FEE SCHEDULE – ADMINISTRATION  FEE POSTED 10/6/2017  DESCRIPTION OF FEE
Credit Card Convenience Fee (Online or Phone) 2.15% of total or minimum of $1.00 Customer pays fee to cover costs set by payment processor for credit card or debt card transaction.
Electronic Check Fee $0.50 Fee charged by payment processor to pay with an electronic check.
Credit Card Charge-Backs Fee $20.00 Fee charged by payment processor to cover costs of cancelling a payment.
Credits $1.75 Fee charged by payment processor to cover costs of cancelling a payment.
Non-NSF Check Returns Fee $1.75 Fee charged by payment processor for NSF check returns.
NSF Check Returns Fee $20.00 Fee charged by payment processor for NSF check returns.
CONTRUCTION RATES AND CHARGES

Pursuant to public notices and hearings, the Schedule of Rates and Charges for Construction Services, containing all rates and charges for all customers of Waterworks Districts, shall be determined by Resolution of the Governing Board of each Waterworks District.  Construction rates and charges shall be made publicly available, at a minimum, by posting the rates on the website for the County of Ventura Public Works Agency, Water and Sanitation Department, which operates the Waterworks Districts. Further adjustments will be based on the Engineering New Record Construction Cost Index for the Los Angeles Region.

MISCELLANEOUS FEE SCHEDULE – CONSTRUCTION FEE POSTED 10/6/2017
Availability Letter Fee (Water or Sewer) $40.00
Construction Permit Insurance Fee (Water and Sewer) $60.00
Fire Flow Test Fee (or Letter) $80.00
Hydrant Water Meter – Trust Deposit $650.00
Hydrant Water Meter – Installation Fee $45.00
Will Serve Letter Fee (Water or Sewer) $40.00

 

Construction Hydrant Water Meter Fee Schedule  Amount
Trust Deposit $650.00
Installation Fee $45.00
    Required Forms
          District 1 – Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 17 – Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 19 – Construction Water Hydrant Meter
          District 38 – Construction Water Hydrant Meter

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