Billing Information

The City of McFarland shall be responsible for the calculation and generation of all water, sewer, refuse, recycling and gate fee utility bills for services provided within the City of McFarland city limits.

The Utility Fee Schedule contains Water, Sewer, Garbage, Recycling and Gate Fee Rates for residents and businesses in City of McFarland.  If you have any questions regarding this information, or any other question related to the provision of water, sewer, garbage or recycling, please feel free to call City of McFarland Utilities Division at (661)792-3091.

The residential base billing rates are listed in the chart below:

RESIDENTIAL BASE MONTHLY UTILITY RATES

Water Service Base Meter Rate:                                                                                                               $13.07

Sewer Service Rate:                                                                                                                               +$26.87

Garbage Service Rate:                                                                                                                           +$23.55

Recycling Service Rate:                                                                                                                         +$  2.99

Total Monthly Rates                                                                                                                                  $66.48

 

VARIABLE/OPTIONAL MONTHLY UTILITY RATES

 

Metered Water Usage Rate:                                     First 1000 cubic feet                                               $13.07

                                                                                1,001 cu. Ft. to 1,500 cu. Ft              +$1.05 per 100 cu. Ft.

                                                                                1,501 cu. Ft. to 2,000 cu. Ft.             +$1.18 per 100 cu. Ft.         

                                                                                2,001 cu. Ft. and above                   +$1.33 per 100 cu. Ft.

 

Additional Garbage Cart Rate:                                                                                        +23.55 per cart

 Additional Recycling Cart Rate:                                                                                     +2.99 per cart

Additional Sewer Rate:                                                                                                   +26.87 per EDU

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Wastewater rates cover the cost of operation of facilities for the treatment, production and storage of recycled water so that it can be reused for landscape irrigation; compliance with state and federal environmental regulations; and the cost of infrastructure and capital projects.

WATER SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION

Customer utility bills will vary according to the amount of water each residence uses.  City of McFarland uses water from the City’s own groundwater wells.  Water rates cover the costs of water distribution, water system maintenance and operation, compliance with established water quality standards and the cost of the water-related capital and infrastructure projects.

SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING

Solid waste rates mitigate the costs of solid waste collection, curbside recycling service, and compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.


Water Rates
Sewer Rates
Refuse and Recycling Rates