Add It Up! Today’s Goal: • To learn how to read a standard water meter and a McCreary County Water District water bill. • To understand the cost involved in water usage.
Add It Up! • A water utility is a business. It costs money to treat water and deliver it to consumers.
Add It Up! • A water meter helps to make sure that every customer is treated fairly. It measures consumption.
Add It Up! • Consumption is the using up of goods, services, or resources.
Add It Up! • McCreary County Water District reads your water meter every month and sends you a bill.
Add It Up! • Every customer pays a minimum water service bill $15.55 Minimum Bill
Add It Up! • The minimum water service bill ($15.55) allows you to use any amount of water up to 2,000 gallons.
Add It Up! • Every 1,000 gallons you use, above the first 2,000, costs you $5.75. $5.75
Add It Up! Now It’s Your Turn! What would your water bill be if you used 5,000 gallons of water? Answer