Sewer Rate

How is the sewer rate calculated?

Sewer is based on your metered water consumption. The sewer rate is multiplied by the number of units of water measured. 1 unit of water billed = 1 unit of sewer billed, 1 unit = 100 cubic feet or 623 gallons or 2,832 litres.

What is the sewer rate?

Effective January 1, 2017

January 1 – May 31: $2.17/unit (non-summer month rate)

June 1 – September 30: $1.52/unit (summer month rate)
Summer rates are lower than non-summer rates to compensate for lawn and garden watering.

October 1 - December 31: $2.17/unit (non-summer month rate)

What is the sewer charge for?

Sewage disposal.

How is the CRD sewer rate calculated?

CRD Sewer is based on your metered water consumption. The CRD sewer rate is multiplied by the number of units of water measured. 1 unit of water billed = 1 unit of CRD sewer billed, 1 unit = 100 cubic feet or 623 gallons or 2,832 litres.

What is the CRD sewer rate?

Effective January 1, 2017

January 1 - May 31: $3.88/unit  (non-summer month rate)

June 1 – September 30: $2.72/unit (summer month rate)
Summer rates are lower than non-summer rates to compensate for lawn and garden watering.

October 1 - December 31: $3.88/unit (non-summer month rate)

What is the CRD sewer charge for?

Capital Regional District (CRD) sewer costs.

Do we pay any sewer charges on City of Victoria property taxes?

There is a sewer frontage charge on City of Victoria property taxes; these monies are used to maintain the City of Victoria sewer system.

If I suspect a sewer problem do I contact the utility billing?

No, the sewer charges on the utility bill are only based on your water consumption, any inquiries regarding sewer problems or repairs, etc should be referred to the City of Victoria Engineering and Public Works Department at 250.361.0467.