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Water & Sewer Rates
New quarterly rates adopted by the Board of County Commissioners will take effect beginning Jan. 1, 2018.

Please be advised that the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners approved Ordinance 32-18 on June 20, 2018.
This ordinance imposes a fee of $45 per quarter ($180 annualized) on 182 customers identified in the ordinance for the purpose of maintaining and servicing these grinder pumps in the interest of public health, safety and welfare. Calvert County does not service other privately owned grinder pumps.

Type of Rate Old Rate New Rate
Base water rate (per EDU*)  $55.16 $55.51
Base sewer rate (per EDU*) $110.86 $111.35
Variable water rate (per 1,000 gallons) $2.71 $2.74
Variable sewer rate (per 1,000 gallons) $5.48 $5.91
Fixed sewer rate (Twin Beach only) $165.66
State Bay Restoration Fund $15.00 $15.00

*EDU = Equivalent Dwelling Unit

Other Service Fees

New service fees adopted by the Board of County Commissioners will take effect beginning Jul 1, 2017. 

Charges per 1,000 gallons   Old Fee    New Fee 
Bulk water                                                  $3.75 $4.50
Holding tank $10.00 $65.00
Septage / portable toilet $45.00 $65.00
Grease trap waste $45.00 $100.00

Charges per occurrence   Old Fee     New Fee
RV discharge $5.00  $10.00
Additional trip / meter reread / final read $0.00 $35.00
Reconnect fee $30.00 $35.00
Additional after-hours reconnect fee $0.00 $15.00
Bad check (NSF) $25.00 $25.00
Late payment penalty (charged annually) 8%  8%

Capital Connection Fees

Capital connection fees are charged for new connections to public water and sewer systems. 

Charges per EDU   Old Fee   New Fee 
Water                                                          $3,000 $3,000
Sewer $5,400 $5,400

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