BRUNSWICK SEWER DISTRICT

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sewer payments

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Payments
    In order to ensure proper credit
    1.
    Please return the payment stub with your payment.
    2.
    Please write your account number on the check.
    3.
    Please do not staple the check to the payment stub.
    PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE
    1.
    By credit card via Online Payment
    2.
    By mail to 10 Pine Tree Road, Brunswick, ME 04011.
    3.
    In person at our office between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday, except holidays.
    4.
    By cash, check, money order or signing up for the Direct Payment method.

rates

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rates SCHEDULE OF RATES, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020
    Rate Schedule A - Metered Use

    The sewer use rate for property deriving its main supply of potable water from a METERED source will be based on water meter readings for the property.

    Minimum quantity in cubic feet (cf)
    800
    Minimum quarterly charge (800 cf)
    $64.00
    Rate thereafter per 100 cf
    $8.00
    Charge per 1,000 cf
    $80.00
    Average annual charge (8,000 cf/yr.)
    $640.00
    Rate Schedule B - Flat Rate Fixtures

    The quarterly sewer use charge for property deriving its potable water from an UN-METERED source will be based on the following schedule of fixture unit rates.

    Minimum quarterly charge
    $64.00
    Average annual charge
    $256.00
    Rate Schedule C - Roof Drains

    The sewer use rate for property having an existing roof drain(s) discharging to District sewers.

    Minimum quanitity in square feet (sf)
    1000
    Minimum quarterly charge
    $80.00
    Rate thereafter 100 cf
    $8.00
    Average annual charge
    $320.00
    Rate Schedule D - Catch Basins

    The quarterly rate for catch basins discharging to District sewers.

    Rate per catch basin
    $453.60
    Average annual charge
    $1,814.40
    Rate Schedule E - Septic Tank & Holding Tank Waste

    The rate for discharge of Septic Tank/Holding Tank at the POTW.

    Rate per disposal of 1,000 gallons Septage Waste
    $135.00
    Rate per disposal of 1,000 gallons Holding Waste
    $70.00
    Minimum disposal charge
    $20.00
    Rate Schedule F - TSS & BOD Limit

    The sewer use surcharge rate for discharge of excesive Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and/or Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) to District facilities.

    TSS rate per pound (lb) discharge
    $1.23
    BOD rate per pound (lb)
    $1.20
    Rate Schedule G - Entrance Charge

    Per Equivilant Dwelling Flow Unit of 175 gallons. $2,147.00

    Approved
    First Vote: December 19, 2019
    By: the Board of Trustees
    Second and final Vote: February 20, 2020
    Effective: 01 April 2020

    Please click here to view "2020 Schedule of Rates".

rate history

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rate history
              Average
              Annual
      Year   User Rate   User Charge *
               
      1963   $4.60   $36.80
      1964   4.60   36.80
      1965   4.60   36.80
      1966   4.60   36.80
      1967   4.60   36.80
      1968   6.40   51.20
      1969   6.40   51.20
      1970   6.40   51.20
      1971   6.40   51.20
      1972   6.40   51.20
      1973   6.40   51.20
      1974   6.40   51.20
      1975   9.00   72.00
      1976   9.00   72.00
      1977   9.90   79.20
      1978   6.80   54.40
      1979   7.50   60.00
      1980   8.60   68.80
      1981   8.60   68.80
      1982   8.60   68.80
      1983   8.60   68.80
      1984   9.46   75.68
      1985   9.46   75.68
      1986   10.40   83.20
      1987   15.00   120.00
      1988   20.00   160.00
      1989   25.00   200.00
      1990   30.00   240.00
      1991   30.00   240.00
      1992   30.00   240.00
      1993   30.00   240.00
      1994   30.00   240.00
      1995   30.00   240.00
      1996   30.00   240.00
      1997   30.00   240.00
    ** 1998   34.65   277.20
      1999   34.65   277.20
      2000   34.65   277.20
      2001   34.65   277.20
      2002   34.65   277.20
      2003   34.65   277.20
      2004   40.00   320.00
      2005   40.00   320.00
      2006   40.00   320.00
      2007   40.00   320.00
      2008   42.00   336.00
      2010   44.20   353.60
      2013   46.85   374.80
      2014   46.85   374.80
      2015   53.60   428.80
      2016   59.50   476.00
      2017   66.00   528.00
      2019   76.20   609.60
      2020   80.00   640.00

    *Average annual user charge assumes average use of 8,000 cu. ft. per year.

    **Changed minimum billed use from 1000 cu. ft. to 800 cu. ft. per quarter.

billing adjustments

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billing adjustmentsSEWER USE BILLING ADJUSTMENT POLICY