Water Rates ~ Residential Rates

All efforts on setting the water rate structure have been made to be fair and competitive while meeting the financial requirements of the water company. Water rates have increased by 10%, beginning with on October 2023. This is in consideration of secondary water tank construction. The new water rates are below.

Water Availability Rate:  $27 per month billed every 6 months for $162 in January and July.
The water availability rate is for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the water system for all residential lot owners.

Construction Monthly Fee: $48.40 per month
Since water cannot be metered this fee will take place of the availability/usage fee during construction.

Water Tap Fee: A water tap fee is in place for new users connecting to the system. See Tap Fee rates below.

Service Fee:​ $165 per hour.​

Water Usage Rate: The water usage rate now begins at 1 gallon. Also, following the advice of state and local water authorities the usage rates have been structured to encourage water conservation by increasing the rates per thousand gallons as usage amounts reach higher levels.

Residential Rates for Members of South Fork Ranches HOA 

Monthly Base or Availability Fee             $27.00

Monthly usage amount per 1000 gallons 2024
1 to 5,000 gallons     $3.81
5,001 to 15,000 gallons $4.46
15,001 to 25,000 gallons $5.72
25,001 to 50,000 gallons $8.90
50,001 gallons and above $11.45
Tap Fee  
Single Family Unit  $3630
Multi-Family Unit (Each) $1815
Meter Package Fee (includes meter, MIU, prv, pressure pump if needed, and backflow) $2420
LaLomita additional fees.  Booster Pump and tank Ask for current rate

Construction Inspection   $550
Residential Water Turn-on Service   $165

Big River Fee Factor    1.5x

Non-South Fork Ranches HOA Members follow this link.

*All rates subject to change without notice.