Why does my storm water bill vary on each water bill?

The storm water utility is based on two different items. 

  • First is the impervious area in square feet to be billed. The impervious area of a parcel is any area where rain water cannot penetrate the ground (grass, dirt, gravel areas). Examples of impervious areas would be parking lots, driveways, concrete slabs and the structure itself. This area is measured and billed in square feet. All of these areas require the rainwater to runoff into the storm sewer instead of being absorbed into the ground. 
  • Second is the number of days in the billing cycle.

Residential properties are billed a flat rate over 365 days. Business customers are billed $.0363 cents per square foot of area over a 365 day span. So if the billing period is 89 one quarter, and 93 the next the amounts will vary.

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1. My water pressure is low, what can I do?
2. Sometimes my water is cloudy for a moment when I open the faucet what is wrong?
3. Why does it take so long to get through to Water Revenue Customer Service?
4. If my water is rusty colored can I drink it? What causes that? Can I wash my clothes?
5. I need to repair some plumbing and I want the water off at the curb. How do I get it shut off?
6. My curb box is about three inches above ground level. Who repairs it?
7. What is the wellfield charge and why is it back on my bill?
8. Why was the storm water billing added to my water bill?
9. Why does my storm water bill vary on each water bill?