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Sewer Service Rate Increase
Effective January 1, 2017, Pierce County will implement new rates per Ordinance 2016-73 adopted November 22, 2016. Rate Increase Fact Sheet.

Pierce County Sewer Rates
Customer Type 2016 Monthly Rate 2017 Monthly Rate
Residential
Single Family Unit $ 45.64
 $ 47.14
Multi Family Unit $ 39.88
 $ 41.19
Commercial Class 1
Basic Service Charge $ 13.66
$ 14.11
Volume Service Charge $ 3.80
$ 3.92
Commercial Class 2
Basic Service Charge $ 13.66
$ 14.11
Volume Service Charge $ 5.08
$ 5.24
Commercial Class 3
Basic Service Charge $ 13.66
$ 14.11
Volume Service Charge $ 6.41
$ 6.62
Commercial Class 4
Basic Service Charge $ 13.66
$ 14.11
Volume Service Charge $ 7.69
$ 7.94
Commercial Class 5
Basic Service Charge $ 13.66
$14.11
Volume Service Charge $ 2.51
$2.59
BOD Surcharge $ 0.44/lb
$ 0.45/lb
SS Surcharge $ 0.50/lb
$ 0.51/lb

*Additional taxes and fees are not included in the rates above.


Cascadia Sewer Rates (includes the Tehaleh development) 
Customer Type Monthly Rate
Residential
Single Family Unit $ 55.00
Multi Family Unit $ 48.44
Commercial Class 1
Basic Service Charge $ 7.40
Volume Service Charge $ 5.69
Commercial Class 2
Basic Service Charge $7.40
Volume Service Charge $ 5.69
Commercial Class 3
Basic Service Charge $ 7.40
Volume Service Charge $ 5.69
Commercial Class 4
Basic Service Charge $ 7.40
Volume Service Charge $ 5.69

*Additional taxes and fees are not included in the rates above.


How do Pierce County's rates compare to other western Washington sewer service providers?

Pierce County's monthly sewer rate continues to be one of the lowest in western Washington.
See the rate comparison table (monthly rates include base rates + an average water usage of 8 ccf per month).

An * indicates average rate as published by the individual jurisdiction plus King County (Brightwater) if required.

 2016 Single-Family Residential
Rate Comparison

 Sewer Service Provider

Monthly Rate

 Seattle  $ 95.37*
 Kitsap County
 $ 67.98
 Auburn  $ 66.32*
 Everett  $ 59.87
 Puyallup  $ 59.55
 Lott Alliance Member
 (Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater)
 $ 57.79
 Tahaleh
 (Pierce County/Cascadia WWTP)
 $ 55.00
 Bonney Lake  $ 54.08/$82.90 GP
 Tacoma  $ 52.89
 Bremerton  $ 51.36
 Sumner  $ 49.09
 Federal Way (Lakehaven)  $ 49.08
 Pierce County  $ 45.64
 Vancouver  $ 37.67

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Sewer Billing

Environmental Services Building
9850 64th St. W
University Place, WA 98467-1078

Ph: (253) 798-4020
Fx: (253) 798-4695

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Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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