Water Rates

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Customers are billed a base rate according to the size of their meter plus the cost of the water used per 1,000 gallons according to the tiers shown below. These rates took effect July 1, 2018. Two water rate calculators are available towards the bottom of this page.

For information on other utility fees, please refer to the Other Residential Fees page.

Sandy City Council approved a 5% rate increase for water on June 12, 2018 for Fiscal Year 18-19 as shown below:

Approved Water Rate Schedule (Effective July 2018) For Sandy City Residents

Cost Per Thousand Gallons
Meter Size Base Rate Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4

$1.64 $2.53 $2.98 $3.42
3/4 and Under $14.43 1-6 7-40 41-80 81+
1" $18.78 1-7 8-65 66-130 131+
1.5" $23.14 1-35 36-200 201-400 401+
2" $35.12 1-50 51-400 401-800 801+
3" $123.34 1-80 81-740 741-1480 1481+
4" $156.01 1-170 171-1765 1766-3525 3526+
6" $232.25 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+
8" $319.39 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+
10" $439.19 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+
Approved COUNTY Water Rate Schedule (Effective July 2018)

Cost Per Thousand Gallons
Meter Size Base Rate Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4

$1.80 $2.75 $3.24 $3.72
3/4 and Under $19.95 1-6 7-40 41-80 81+
1" $26.46 1-7 8-65 66-130 131+
1.5" $32.97 1-35 36-200 201-400 401+
2" $50.86 1-50 51-400 401-800 801+
3" $182.65 1-80 81-740 741-1480 1481+
4" $231.43 1-170 171-1765 1766-3525 3526+
6" $345.31 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+
8" $475.48 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+
10" $654.45 1-645 646-5300 5301-11000 11001+

Other charges related to water services are as follows:

Other Water Charges
Annual Interest on Outstanding Balance 18%
Late Fee $12
Collection Fee $30
After Hours Service Restoration Fee (after 4:30 p.m.) $42
Meter Rereads $24
Meter Shut Off - Customer Request $50
Meter Turn-on/off for Inspection $50
Meter Test $66
Meter or Other Equip. Tamper Fee Labor & Materials
Water Meter Re-inspection Fee (after 2nd inspection) $35

City Water Rate Calculators

To help you understand what the water rate changes might mean for you, we've provided the following interactive water rate calculators.

To enter your own water usage values, click on the fields highlighted in green, type in your monthly values and either move to another field or press 'Enter' for the totals to update.

Note that it may take a moment for the calculators to load. And for the totals to update after each edit.

If you have questions not answered by the information on this page, send us an email or call us at 801-568-7280.