Water/Sewer Billing Information

 The current water/sewer bill is a combination SERVICE CHARGE,USAGE CHARGE and SEWER DEBT REPAYMENT


SERVICE CHARGE (period covering 2/1/2017-4/30/17)

*flat rate bill, sent regardless of whether a dwelling is vacant. Based on the service provided to the dwelling and maintenance the on the water/sewer lines.

USAGE (period covering 11/1/16-1/31/17)

**based on the number of thousand gallons of water that have been recorded, all water passing through a meter will be charged for, whether wasted or used.

SEWER DEBT REPAYMENT billing ($65.00 per quarterly billing)

 

 Please contact office at (716) 934-3240 if you have any questions.

 

Per Village of Silver Creek Code:

****§210-28 Terms of Payment, D. Billing. Bills will be sent out to consumers, but the failure of any consumer to receive a bill promptly shall not excuse nonpayment of the same.****

Water / Sewer Billing Information

Water and/or Sewer bills are generated quarterly: February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, and November 1st.

SERVICE CHARGE: This is a flat rate bill and will be sent regardless of whether or not a dwelling is vacant. It is based on the service provided to the dwelling and maintenance the on the water/sewer lines.  You will receive a SERVICE charge for EACH unit within the dwelling as specified on the Village Tax Roll.

The current Water / Sewer SERVICE Rates – effective with the August 2015 Billing

INSIDE VILLAGE                                        OUTSIDE VILLAGE

Water         Sewer         TOTAL                  Water         Sewer         TOTAL

155.10         62.73         217.83                 186.43         97.94          284.37

PENNSYLVANIA AVE

Water

191.79

USAGE CHARGE: This bill is based on the number of thousand gallons of water that have been recorded by the meter as used and discharged into the sewer system.  Meters are read four times a year. All water passing through a meter will be charged for, whether wasted or used.

The current Water / Sewer USAGE Rates (per thousand gallons)

INSIDE VILLAGE                                      OUTSIDE VILLAGE

Water         Sewer         TOTAL                  Water         Sewer         TOTAL

5.22           2.78            8.00                   8.07           3.86         11.93

All bills will have a 10% penalty assessed if payment is not received by the due date specified on the bill. 

Effective 8/21/15: The clerk’s office now accepts credit cards for water/sewer payments, and village tax payment. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express will be accepted. Please note that a service fee of 3% of the payment amount will be assessed on all credit card payments.

*** In total, the property owner has 30 (thirty) days after the initial due date to pay off any balance due (with penalty) before water is shut off. If a water/sewer bill is not paid 30 (thirty) days after it is due, the village will shut off water to the residence. This incurs a $30.00 shut-off fee for the property owner. Water service will be restored to the residence when the balance is paid in full. This balance includes the $30.00 shut-off fee, as well as a $30.00 turn-on fee.***

 

WATER TURN ON / SHUT OFF FEES:    *Inside Village*

The fee to have the water turned on at the curb is $30.00

The fee to have the water shut off at the curb is $30.00