Current Fees And Charges For Services
In order to prepare the water bills, each water meter is read four times a year – approximately two weeks before the bills are sent out.
Bills are sent to each customer four times a year and are due in the months of March, June, September, and December.
Ready to Serve Fees:
5/8” meter $16.75/quarter
1” meter $18.43/quarter
1 1/2“ meter $30.15/quarter
2” meter $48.58/quarter
3” meter $184.25/quarter
Current Water Usage Rate:
$4.20 per thousand gallons
Ready to Serve Fees for Multi-Unit Factor:
Number of Units x $16.75
(Ex: Mobile Home Parks, Strip Mall, Apartments, Duplexes, etc.)
Local Unit Fees as determined by your Local Government.
Multi-Unit Factor applies: Number of Units x LU fee established by Local Government.
Lincoln Twsp. $7.50 per unit
Jerome Twsp. $10.00 per unit
Village of Sanford $5.00 per unit
Lee Twsp. $55.00 per unit
Other Service Charges:
Water Shut-Off $25.00
Water Turn-On $25.00
Service Call $25.00 plus T & M
Water Shut-Off/Turned-On after business hours: $50/hour (portal to portal)
NSF Check or NSF ACH $35.00
*All fees and charges subject to change
Mail (PO Box 320, Sanford, MI 48657)
Office Water District No. 1 – 246 E. Price Road, Midland, MI 48642 (Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.)
After Hours Drop-box at Water District No. 1 gate (no cash please)
Sanford Chemical Bank Sanford branch only – With Stub ONLY (no service charge)
Auto draft is available – payment is taken from customer’s checking or savings account. Forms are located under Customer Links (contact office for questions 687-2709)
Online Payment – See Bill Payment link or click 〈here〉 to be directed to the online payment site.
WATER BILLING AND SHUTOFF 2019
- Bills are due:
- March 16, 2020
- June 15, 2020
- September 21, 2020
- December 21, 2020
Late fees and penalties will not be waived for any reason.
Penalties are 10% of the balance outstanding after the above due date.
- Bills MUST be paid by this date at 5 pm to avoid shutoff:
- January 15, 2020
- April 15, 2020
- July 15, 2020
- October 21, 2020
- Shutoffs will OCCUR on:
- January 16, 2020
- April 16, 2020
- July 18, 2020
- October 22, 2020
Payment must be RECEIVED by 5 pm the day before shutoff day to avoid being shut off.
If water gets shut off, payment in full, plus a $50.00 turn on fee must be paid in order to restore service.