Residential Rates and Charges

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The current water rates and charges were adopted by the Tucson's Mayor and Council on May 17, 2016, and became effective July 3, 2017.

Additional Rates Information:

Single-Family Class

Per 100 cubic feet (Ccf)
(1 Ccf = 748 Gallons)

Usage (Ccf) Average Monthly Bill
0 $13.53
5 $26.08
8 (winter average) $35.20
9 (overall average) $39.30
10 (summer average) $43.40
16 $72.41
31 $204.33
45 $383.25
60 $574.95

All amounts shown are before tax. Taxes billed are turned over to the taxing authority and are not revenues of Tucson Water. Current tax rates are: 2.6%, City of Tucson; 6.1%, State of Arizona exiting Tucson Water website; 4.5%, Town of Marana exiting Tucson Water website; 4.0%, Town of Oro Valley exiting Tucson Water website 4.5%, City of South Tucson exiting Tucson Water website.

Usage Charges

Per 100 cubic feet (Ccf)
(1 Ccf = 748 Gallons)

Customer Class / Charge Categories Charge per Ccf
Residential Block Rates
Single Family
1 – 7 Ccf $1.73
8 – 15 Ccf $3.32
16 – 30 Ccf $7.73
Over 30 Ccf $12.00
Duplex-Triplex
1 – 10 Ccf $1.73
11 – 20 Ccf $3.32
21 – 35 Ccf $7.73
Over 35 Ccf $12.00

Monthly Service Charge

Flat rate paid by customer, regardless of the amount of water used.

Meter Size Rates
5/8 inch * $13.53 **
3/4 inch $18.21
1 inch $27.57
1-1/2 inch $50.96
2 inch $79.04
2-1/2 inch $116.48
3 inch $153.91
4 inch $261.53
6 inch $531.06
8 inch $799.66
10 inch $1,220.79
12 inch $2,016.27

Other Charges

Per 100 cubic feet (Ccf)
(1 Ccf = 748 Gallons)

Charge Charge per Ccf
Central Arizona Project (CAP) $0.69
Conservation Fee $0.09