Onset Fire District
Onset Water Department
15 Sand Pond Road
Onset, Massachusetts  02558
Telephone (508) 295-0603
Fax (508) 295-0606
Board of Water Commissioners: M.D.T.E No. 15
James Moran - Chairman Cancelling
Brian O'Hearne - Clerk M.D.T.E No. 14
Peter Murphy - Commissioner
Onset Water Department
Rates and Charges
(Effective October 2,2014)
Rates
Water Usage (Semi annual Fee):
Minimum: 0 - 3,500 Cu. Ft.  $               150.00
3,501 - 7,000 Cu. Ft.  $                   4.38 per 100 Cu. Ft.
7,001 - 50,000 Cu. Ft.  $                   4.59 per 100 Cu. Ft.
50,001 + Cu. Ft.  $                   4.72 per 100 Cu. Ft.
System Development Fee:
1" Service  $           2,975.00
2" Service  $           7,140.00
6" Service  $         23,800.00
8" Service  $         35,700.00
10" Service  $         53,550.00
12" Service  $         65,450.00
Fire Sprinkler System (Annual Fee):
6" Service  $               225.00
8" Service  $               262.00
10" Service  $               300.00
12" Service  $               340.00
New Fire Sprinkler System:
2" Service  $           2,975.00
6" Service  $           4,379.00
8" Service  $           5,248.00
10" Service  $           5,998.00
12" Service  $           6,447.00
Garden Spinkler System (Annual Fee):
(System must be separate from domestic service)
Minimum Annual Billing:
0 - 7,000 Cu. Ft.  $               225.00
7,001 - 50,000 Cu. Ft.  $                   4.59 per 100 Cu. Ft.
50,001 + Cu. Ft.  $                   4.72 per 100 Cu. Ft.
Service Charges:
During 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Working Hours (No specfic time):
Turn On/Off  $                 75.00
Final meter reading  $                 75.00
Service Call  $                 75.00
After hours (including weekends and holidays)
Turn On/Off  $               150.00
Final meter reading  $               150.00
Service Call  $               150.00
Meter testing and repair:
Labor   $                 75.00
Parts Cost + 1/3
If found faulty No Charge
Backflow Testing
Labor (per test)  $               112.00
Service or Main location mark outs:
During 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Working Hours
First marking (per hour) No Charge
Re-marking of original (per hour)  $                 75.00
After hours (including weekends and holidays)
First marking (per hour)  $                 75.00
Re-marking of original (per hour)  $                 98.00
Hydrant set up:
Water passing through meter Standard Rates
First 200 ft. of hose  $               150.00
Additional 100 ft. of hose  $                 75.00
Use by Fire Department No Charge
Fire Sprinkler Test:
First Hour  $               113.00
Use of Department Equipment:
Backhoe (per hour)  $               113.00
Dump Truck (per hour)  $                 75.00
Air Compressor (per hour)  $                 75.00
Labor:
Labor (per hour)  $                 90.00
Charges:
Tampering charge  $               500.00
(Minimum as determined by the Board of Water Commissioners)
Returned Check:  $                 40.00
Demand (per billing)  $                 30.00
Interest (monthly) 1.5%