Water Rates and Charges

  1. Monthly Charges
  2. Ready to Serve
  3. Water Consumption
  4. Fire Protection
  5. Backflow Prevention
  6. Small Water System
  7. Nonpayment or New Accounts
  8. Connection Charges
Yakima County water system customers are billed on a monthly basis.

Typical Bill
A typical monthly water bill includes a Ready to Serve Charge and a Water Consumption Charge.

Ready to Serve Charges vary from system to system and are based on meter size. Other charges that may be included on a customer’s water bills include Fire Protection Service Charges, late fees, or backflow assembly testing charges.

Smaller Systems
Smaller satellite water systems are billed a flat rate. A consumption charge is not applied to the bills on these systems.