On January 24, 2023, the Philadelphia Water Department filed Advance Notice of the Department’s proposed changes to its Tiered Assistance Program Rate Rider Surcharge rates (TAP-R), proposed to become effective September 1, 2023. On February 23, 2023, the Department filed Formal Notice of these proposed changes. On June 21, 2023, the Rate Board issued its Rate Determination.
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Persons affected by the rates may become participants in this annual reconciliation proceeding to consider changes to TAP-R by sending their names, addresses, email addresses and on whose behalf they are participating by March 6, 2023 to:
TAP-R Reconciliation Proceeding
Water Rate Board, ℅ Steven Liang
City of Philadelphia Law Dept.
1515 Arch St., 17th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Advance Notice of Filing
|Advance Notice of Proposed Changes in Rates and Charges - Annual Adjustment of TAP-R, Preliminary Proposed TAP-R Reconciliation Statement PDF||Notice||PWD||January 24, 2023|
|Formal Notice of Proposed Changes in Rates and Charges; Annual Adjustment of Tiered Assistance Program Rate Rider Surcharge Rates (TAP-R); Final Proposed TAP-R Reconciliation Statement PDF||Notice||PWD||February 23, 2023|
Motions and Procedural Orders
|Pre-Hearing Conference Order PDF||Order||Hearing Officer||March 7, 2023|
|Direct Testimony of Lafayette K. Morgan on Behalf of Public Advocate PDF||Testimony||Public Advocate||March 21, 2023|
Public & Technical Hearing
|TAP-R Public and Technical Hearing - April 11, 2023||Recording||PWD||April 12, 2023|
|Cross Examination Matrix PDF||Miscellaneous||PWD||April 7, 2023|
|Combined Public and Technical Hearing Transcript PDF||Transcript||April 24, 2023|
|Draft Joint Petition for Settlement of TAP-R Proceeding PDF||Draft Settlement Agreement||PWD and Public Advocate||April 10, 2023|
|TAP-R Joint Settlement Agreement PDF||Settlement||PWD and Public Advocate||April 18, 2023|
|Lance Haver Opposition to Proposed Settlement PDF||Statement||Lance Haver||April 26, 2023|
Hearing Officer Report & Exceptions
|TAP-R Hearing Officer Report PDF||Report||Marlane R. Chestnut||May 8, 2023|
|Rate Determination in 2023 TAP-R Reconciliation Proceeding PDF||Board Decision||Water Rate Board||June 21, 2023|