Providence Water measures consumption in hundred cubic feet (HCF). Below are current weights and rates.

Consumption unit HCF: Approximately 748 gallons.

Residential rate: $3.403 per HCF.

Commercial rate: $3.223 per HCF.

Industrial rate: $3.169 per HCF. 

East Smithfield Water District Debt Service Charge (Per HCF):  $0.35

Examples:

  1. If a residential customer uses 25 HCF in a billing month, the WATER charge will be $85.07 (25 X 3.403).
  2. If a commercial customer uses 1100 HCF in a billing month, the WATER charge will be $3,545.30 (1100 X 3.223)

A typical residential yearly water bill, based on 100 HCF per year will total $452.86. See below for calculation details.

WATER USAGE: 100 HCF @ $3.403 per HCF = $340.30

STATE SURCHARGES: 100 HCF @ $0.21842 per HCF = $21.84

MONTHLY SERVICE CHARGE: 5/8" METER @ $7.56 per month x 12 = $90.72 (12 X $7.56)