CURRENT RESIDENTIAL SEWER RATES:
Residential sewer rates consist of two (2) parts, a base charge and a sewer usage charge. The base charge represents our fixed expenses associated with operating and maintaining the municipal sewer system. The base charge is $63.23 per unit per month for single family/duplex residences. For multiple units, the base charge is $43.47 per unit per month.
The sewer usage charge is based on your water consumption. Each customer is given and a water use credit.
Water Use Credit - The City has determined that about 20% of the water used by a household goes to watering yards or plants, washing cars or other non-sewage uses. That amount is subtracted from the water usage.
The total sewer service charge reflects the cost to collect and treat an average return of 80% (of the water used) back to the sewer system in the form of wastewater flow. These charges are computed to make them as fair as possible with a "pay-for-what-you-use" philosophy.
CURRENT NON-RESIDENTIAL SEWER CHARGES:
Non-residential users are charged a service fee based on their metered water consumption. This charge reflects the cost to collect and treat an average return of 80% (of the water used) back to the sewer system in the form of wastewater flow.
If you have any questions or need further information, please write us at Department of Environmental Services, Office of Administrative Support, 1000 Uluohia Street, Suite 308, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, or call us at 768-3330.