The BWWB Commercial Water Rates Are As follows:

Potable water rate schedule for the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham: 
(Effective January 1, 2020)

Commercial Rates and All Other Customers:

Per Monthly Billing Cycle 

Rate Per Hundred Cubic Feet



Wholesale Account: Wholesale accounts with a base service charge will be charged monthly for the amount agreed upon or water used for that month, whichever is greater.

Base Service Charge: The foregoing rates are in addition to the following Base Service Charge that varies with the account's meter size.

Meter Size

Base Service Charge

5/8 inch


3/4 inch


1 inch


1 1/2 inch


2 inch


3 inch


4 inch


6 inch


8 inch


10 inch


Fire Service Connections
Fire service connection serving facilities located on property other than public streets or roads shall be paid for based on the size of the connection to the Board’s supply main, and shall be subject to the provisions contained on form titled “Special Service Agreement.” The following annual charges shall apply:

Field 1

Field 2 

Less than 4 inches


4 inches


6 inches


8 inches


10 inches


12 inches


16 inches


The above charges shall apply regardless of the type of protection device is connected to the customer’s fire protection system.


Municipal and Public Fire Hydrants

Fire hydrants located on public streets shall be charged $217.80 through September 30, 2020 and shall be charged $231.72 per hydrant per annum effective October 1, 2020.  Fire hydrant installation fee is $3,269.00.

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