13649 N. Meyer Road, Rathdrum ID 83858
208-687-6593 (ph) 208-687-6597 (fax)
Office Hours:  6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon.- Thurs. 
Phones:  6:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
In the event of an after hours emergency, please call our answering service at 208-769-3565.

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Rates

Current Water Rates

Main System (Excludes Gozzer Ranch & Hayden Haven/Gem Shores):

System Access Fee (Res. 2017-10)

$21.69 per dwelling unit, per month, plus consumption for Single family, duplexes and multi-family residential & commercial water users of North Kootenai Water District shall pay a minimum of

Consumption Rate Structure (Res. 2017-10)

0 gallons – 5,000 gallons $1.26 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 gallons – 30,000 gallons $1.57 per 1,000 gallons
30,001 gallons - 60,000 gallons $2.10 per 1,000 gallons
60,001 gallons and above $2.41 per 1,000 gallons

Debt Service Surcharge (Res. 2011-06)

$6.94 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Repayment of Revenue Bond authorized by 08/04/09 Special Election. This amount will be adjusted yearly. As the customer base increases, the amount you pay per month will be reduced. This "Debt Service Surcharge" will appear on your monthly statement until the bond is paid in full.

Basic Rate for Park Maintenance (Res. 2007-03)

$5.16 flat rate per dwelling unit per month for Residential water customers living on Valley Way and Meadow Way in the Valley Green Subdivision.

Basic Rate for Street Lights (Res. 2007-03)

$2.78 flat rate per dwelling unit per month for Residential water customers living on Valley Way and Meadow Way in the Valley Green Subdivision.


Gozzer Ranch/Arrow Point

Metered Lots (Res. 2016-08)

  • Sewer - $54.17 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month
  • Water - $40.05 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month
  • Debt Service Surcharge - $3.82 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month. 

Rate Structure - Metered Lots Only (Res. 2011-04)

1 - 15,000 gallons $1.70 per 1,000 gallons
15,001 gallons - 30,000 gallons $2.00 per 1,000 gallons
30,001 gallons and above $2.50 per 1,000 gallons

Un-Metered Lots (Res. 2016-08)

  • Sewer - $29.22 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.
  • Water - $6.95 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Sewer Inspection Fee

  • Inspection Fee (Res. 2011-06): $100.00 per dwelling unit or commercial unit

Hayden Haven/Gem Shores:

System Access Fee

$38.73 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Consumption Rate Structure as follows (Res 2009-34)

0 gallons – 5,000 gallons $2.35 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 gallons – 9,000 gallons $6.17 per 1,000 gallons
9,001 gallons and above $12.34 per 1,000 gallons

Debt Service Surcharge (Res. 2009-35)

$3.82 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.


Other Fees

Privately Owned Fire Protection (Res. 2001-06)

3" and smaller connection $10.00 per month
4" connection $20.00 per month
6" connection $40.00 per month
8" connection $60.00 per month
10" connection $80.00 per month

Water used for other than fire suppression or testing will be billed at $100.00 per occurrence.

Plan Review Fee: (Res. 99-1)

  • $300.00 Minimum

New Construction Inspection Fees: (Res. 2011-06)

1 - 5 Lots $300.00
6 - 15 Lots $450.00
16 - 30 Lots $700.00
31 - 50 Lots $1,400.00
51 - 100 Lots $2,100.00
Greater than 100 Lots Hourly by Agreement

Capitalization Fees - Main System: (Res. 2016-09, 1" Cap fee reduced 10/15/17)



GPM
1" $4,383.00              50
1-1/2" $9,616.00 100
2" $15,386.00 160
3" $31,733.00 300
4" $56,254.00 500
6" $126,931.00 1,000
8" $225,976.00 2,000

Capitalization Fees - Hayden Haven/Gem Shores: (Res. 2017-09)



GPM
1" $4,483.00              50
1-1/2" $8,966.00 100
2" $14,346.00 160
3" $29,588.00 300
4" $52,452.00 500
6" $118,351.00 1,000
8" $210,701.00 2,000

Service Installation Fee: (Res. 2016-08)

1"
$2,993.00
1-1/2" $4,720.00
2" $5,526.00
Larger than 2" metered connection actual cost with advance deposit equal to estimated cost

Additional costs, if required:

Road boring actual cost with $1,500.00 deposit.
Repaving actual cost with $1,000.00 deposit
 Annexation actual cost with $500.00 deposit

If the water service exists and only a meter is required:

One inch
$400.00
Larger than 1 inch actual cost with advance deposit equal to estimated cost (1½" = $670.00, 2" = $848.00)

If the water service and meter exists:

  • Turn-on, inspection, and account setup $100.00

Security Deposit: (Res. 2001-06)

  • A refundable $20.00 deposit for all new signups.

Regulations: (Res. 2001-06)

  1. Water service discontinued for any reason shall continue to be billed on a monthly basis for System Access Fee and for Debt Service Surcharge.
  2. Property owners shall be responsible for payment of bills.

Bill Payment: (Res. 2011-05)

  1. Billing Cycle Ends on the 15th of each month, bills are generally issued by the 20th of each month and are due upon receipt.
  2. Bills become delinquent if not received by the 15th of the following month.
  3. Delinquent notices are mailed on the 30th of the following month for unpaid bills (approx. 45 days from bill origination).
  4. A 24 Hour Notice is delivered to the property for bills not paid by the 15th of the next month (approx. 60 days from bill origination) and a charge of $25.00 is added to the account.
  5. If payment is not received PRIOR to the disconnect date indicated on the 24 Hour Notice, service will be discontinued and the account will be charged a $25.00 lock-off fee.
  6. Once an account is disconnected due to non-payment, service will not be restored until all past due monies are paid in full, along with fees applied for delinquent processing, PLUS:
    1. $25.00 reconnect fee if payment received prior to 3:00 p.m. of a regular business day.
    2. $100.00 reconnect fee if payment received after 3:00 p.m. of a regular business day, and, requestor must sign for authorization to restore services at this rate.
      Service will only be restored during normal business hours.

Water Meter Upsize:

  1. The upsizing to a 1" meter in a 1" service will be $100.00 based upon actual time and material estimate.
  2. Revamping in-box plumbing to 1", and adding 1" meter, will be $600.00 based upon actual time and material estimate.