Water and Wastewater

Village of Bellville Water Source

The Village of Bellville presently operates two 12″ wells that are approximately 92′ deep. They are capable of producing about 1,000,000 gallons of water a day. Water is then pumped into three storage tanks, their combined storage capacity equal to 544,000 gallons. The average daily use for Bellville is 195,000 gallons of water per day.

The EPA requires regular sampling to ensure drinking water safety. The village conducted sampling on hundreds of contaminates and none were found to be above their requirements.

Water and Sewer Rates

There is a minimum bi-monthly water/sewer rate of $42.40.

Water Rate
$18.60 water (4000 gal. min.)
$4.65/thousand gals. for residential after exceeding 4000 gal.

Sewer Rate
$23.80 sewer (4000 gal. min.)
$5.95/thousand gals. after exceeding 4000 gal.
Unmetered flat rate $40.00

Storm Sewer Utility Rate
$1.50/month for residential
($1.50/month per 5,000 sq . ft. of impervious surface)

The single biggest cause of high water bills in a home is a leaking toilet. To check to see if your toilet is leaking, place a couple drops of food coloring in the toilet tank and let it sit undisturbed. The color will appear in the bowl if the toilet has a leak.

Water and Sewer Tap Information

Water Tap

$1,000.00 3/4″ line if Village makes tap, includes tap, curb box, curb stop, and meter – Village to install once plumbing for meter is in place

$600.00 3/4″ line if Contractor makes tap – Village provides meter only

$1,250.00 1″ line if Village makes tap, includes tap, curb box, curb stop, and meter – Village to install once plumbing for meter is in place

$750.00 1″ line if Contractor makes tap – Village provides meter only

All taps larger than 1″, tap fee is $1,000.00 per inch diameter of the service line. All taps larger than 1″  will be made by the Contractor and the Village will supply and install an appropriately sized water meter when proper plumbing is in place.

$1,500.00  1 1/2″ Line
$2,000.00  2″ line
$2,500.00  2 1/2″ line
$3,000.00  3″ line
$3,500.00  3 1/2″ line
$4,000.00  4″ line
$6,000.00  All lines over 4″

Sewer Tap

For any property serviced by a water meter size of two (2”) inches or less, it shall be subject to a fee of $1,000.00.
For any property serviced by a water meter size greater than two (2”) inches, it shall be subject to a fee of $2,000.00.

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