Utility Rates and Fees
Most utility customers in the City of Hood River live in single-family residences and are charged for water, sewer, and stormwater base fees monthly. The water base fee for residential customers includes 5,000 gallons of water consumption. Usage above 5,000 gallons of water is a “commodity charge” and is an additional rate per 1,000 gallons.
Water Base Fee (Per Water Meter Size):
Sewer Base Fee (Per Water Meter Size) – Inside City Limits
Sewer Base Fee (Per Meter Size) – Outside City Limits
Water Commodity Charge
|Residential > 5,000 gallons/month||$3.07 per 1,000 gallons|
|Commercial > 0 gallons/month||$3.19 per 1,000 gallons|
|Multi-Family > 0 gallons/month||$2.58 per 1,000 gallons|
|Industrial > 0 gallons/month||$3.48 per 1,000 gallons|
|Irrigation > 0 gallons/month||$5.08 per 1,000 gallons|
Late Notice Fee
Utility accounts 30 days past due of the original billed date will be charged a late notice fee of $6.00 to the account.
Door Hanger Fee
If there is failure to pay after the late notice has been sent, the account holder will be notified of the past due amount and the future date of disconnection. Once notified a $27.00 fee will be charged to the utility account.
Shut Off Fee
If there is failure to pay after the door hanger has been sent, the account holder will be notified with a shut off notice approximately the fourth week of the month. A fee of $40.00 will be charged to the utility account and services will be shut off and/or locked until the balance is paid in full.
Water Service Delinquency After Hours Fee
A fee of $106.00 is charged for restoration of water service if restoration occurs after 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and on weekends.
Account setup fee
The account set up fee is a non-negotiable administrative fee that is charged whenever service is initiated and will appear on your first bill as a one-time $20.00 charge.
Return Check Fee
Returned payments including returned checks will be subject to a $14.00 fee placed on the account.