Current Water Rates

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

System Access Fee (Res. 2022-19)

$26.80 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. 2022-19)

0 gallons – 5,000 gallons$1.44 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 gallons – 30,000 gallons$1.82 per 1,000 gallons
30,001 gallons – 60,000 gallons$2.46 per 1,000 gallons
60,001 gallons and above$2.84 per 1,000 gallons

Debt Service Surcharge (Res. 2022-19)

$6.94 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Repayment of Revenue Bond authorized by 08/04/09 Special Election. This “Debt Service Surcharge” will appear on your monthly statement until the bond is paid in full.

Basic Rate for Park Maintenance (Res. 2022-19)

$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.

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East Seasons Acres

System Access Fee (Res. 2022-19)

$26.80 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. 2022-19)

0 gallons – 5,000 gallons$1.44 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 gallons – 23,000 gallons$1.82 per 1,000 gallons
23,001 gallons – 35,000 gallons$6.96 per 1,000 gallons
35,001 gallons and above$13.93 per 1,000 gallons

Debt Service Surcharge (Res. 2022-19)

$6.94 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

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Gozzer Ranch/Arrow Point

System Access Fee (Res. 2022-19)

  • Sewer – $76.45 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month
  • Water – $59.04 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month

Water Debt Service Fee/Bond Payment (Res. 2022-19)

$68.00 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Sewer Debt Service Fee/Bond Payment (Res. 2022-19)

$51.00 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Consumption Rate Structure – Metered Lots Only (Res. 2022-19)

1 – 15,000 gallons$1.94 per 1,000 gallons
15,001 gallons – 30,000 gallons$2.27 per 1,000 gallons
30,001 gallons – 45,000 gallons$7.30 per 1,000 gallons
 45,001 gallons and above$14.33 per 1,000 gallons

Sewer Inspection Fee

  • Inspection Fee (Res. 2022-19): $200.00 per dwelling unit or commercial unit

Hayden Haven/Gem Shores:

System Access Fee (Res 2022-19)

$59.54 per dwelling unit or commercial unit per month.

Consumption Rate Structure as follows (Res 2022-19)

0 gallons – 5,000 gallons$2.65 per 1,000 gallons
5,001 gallons – 9,000 gallons$6.98 per 1,000 gallons
9,001 gallons and above$14.01 per 1,000 gallons

Other Fees

Privately Owned Fire Protection (Res. 2022-19)

3″ and smaller connection$19.28 per month
4″ connection$38.57 per month
6″ connection$77.14 per month
8″ connection$115.71 per month
10″ connection$154.27 per month

Plan Review Fee: (Res. 2022-19)

  • $1,000.00 Deposit

New Construction Inspection Fees: (Res. 2022-19): Time and Materials

Capitalization Fees – Main System: (Res. 2022-19)

  GPM
1″$5,272.0050
1-1/2″$11,566.00100
2″$18,506.00160
3″$38,169.00300
4″$67,664.00500
6″$152,677.001,000
8″$271,811.002,000

Capitalization Fees – Hayden Haven/Gem Shores: (Res. 2022-19)

  GPM
1″$4,273.0050
1-1/2″$9,375.00100
2″$14,999.00160
3″$30,936.00300
4″$54,842.00500
6″$123,746.001,000
8″$220,305.002,000

Service Installation Fee: (Res. 2022-19)

1″$4,200.00 deposit
If service exists and only 1″ meter is required$400.00
If service exists and >1″ meter is requiredactual cost with advance deposit equal to estimated cost
1-1/2″$5,800.00
2″$6,800.00
Larger than 2″ metered connectionactual cost with advance deposit equal to estimated cost
Meter upsizetime and materials

Additional costs, if required:

Road Bore Deposit (Res. 2021-27)actual cost with $2,000.00 minimum refundable deposit.
Repaving Deposit (Res. 2016-08)actual cost with $2,000.00 minimum refundable deposit.
Annexation (Res. 2018-20)$915.00

Security Deposit: (Res. 2021-27)

  • A refundable $50.00 deposit for all new user accounts.

Regulations: (Res. 2022-19)

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

Bill Payment: (Res. 2022-19)

  1. Billing Cycle Ends on the 15th of each month, bills are due and payable 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). A 10% late fee will be applied for past due amounts exceeding $5.00.
  4. Properties with bills not paid by the 15th of the next month (approx. 60 days from bill origination) will be tagged with a door hanger and a $30.00 Hang Tag Fee will be charged to the account.
  5. If payment is not received PRIOR to the disconnect date indicated on the door hanger previously delivered, service will be discontinued, and the account will be charged a $30.00 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. $30.00 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 the requestor must sign for authorization to restore services at this rate.
  7. Service will only be restored during normal business hours.

Unauthorized Use, Connection, Tampering, or Act Causing Damage to the District’s Property or System

  1. $500 or actual cost (whichever is greater) for each offense.
  2. Report to appropriate agency for prosecution and restitution.
  3. Termination of water service. 

Performing Public Works Construction Without a License

  1. $500 or actual cost (whichever is greater for each offense.)
  2. Report to Idaho Division of Building Safety.
  3. Termination of water service.