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The Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Stormwater Rate Board has finished the rate proceeding to determine rates for fiscal years 2017 and 2018.
The Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board, at its meeting on June 6, 2016, adopted a final decision on proposed changes in rates and charges (Rate Determination) in response to the Application of the Philadelphia Water Department for Increased Rates and Charges (FY 2017-2018). The Water Department’s revised rates and charges, effective July 1, 2016, and incorporating the new rates and charges and other issues included in the Rate Board’s Rate Determination, are set forth below. As of the effective date set forth above, these rates and charges supersede the rates and charges in Chapter 3 of the Water Department’s regulations.

Contact the Water Rate Board

Please send email to:

Philadelphia Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Rate Board
c/o Cody Williams
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Public Hearings

There are no public hearings currently scheduled. 

View the Board Meeting Schedule
View Transcripts from the 2016 Special Rates Filing
View transcripts from the 2016 Rate Proceeding Record

Rate Setting Process

  • How were my current rates set?
  • How is the rate- setting process changing?
  • 2016 Rate Proceeding Documentation

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