FAQs for Water Rate Adjustment

On Tuesday December 12, 2017, the Orange City Council, at a public hearing, approved a rate adjustment for water service rates and charges.  Notices about the hearing were mailed to all property owners on or about October 26, 2017.  

The adjusted rates only recover the City’s actual costs, and never include a profit margin.  This will enable the City to balance its water service revenues and expenditures, and retain sufficient funds to maintain and replace its aging water infrastructure to ensure water system reliability and water quality on a 24/7/365 basis.  

Even with the new adjustment, the City of Orange still offers its customers water rates that are among the lowest in Orange County.

For the Comprehensive Water Rate Study, please click here.