Rates and Bills

PROPERTY TRANSFERS/FINAL WATER BILLS

Procedure for obtaining a final water bill for a closing is as follows:

  • Seller or seller's representative (realtor, attorney)  must take a picture of the water meter face that clearly shows the meter reading.  The picture should be taken one or two weeks before the scheduled closing and emailed to the Water Department at kroberts@northkingstown.org - be sure to include property address and who should receive the final bill.
  • Final bills are processed on Thursdays.  The reading information as referenced above must be provided to the Water Department by 4:30 pm  on Wednesday for processing on Thursday morning. 

NORTH KINGSTOWN WATER RATES

Water Rates are adopted by the North Kingsotwn Town Council and can be found in North Kingstown Ordinance Section 9-4, Fee Rate Schedule Enumerated - Table XI. Water Department Fees.

The following rate schedule is in effect:

Base (Flat) Charge

Meter Size Quarterly Charge
5/8” & 3/4” $ 14.26
1” $ 19.89
1.5” $ 31.55
2” $ 38.42
3” $ 42.41
4” $ 87.45
6” $126.86

Consumption Rate/1,000 gallons

Block All Single Family Residential Meters Charge per 1,000 gallons
  Dec. 2011  
1 Block 1 – 0-20,000 gallons $ 3.28  
2 Block 2 – 20,001-40,000 gallons $ 4.09  
3 Block 3 – 40,001-75,000 gallons $ 4.91  
4 Block 4 - Over 75,000 gallons $10.00  
 
Block All Other Meters (Size 5/8" and 3/4”) Charge per 1,000 gallons
  Dec. 2011  
1 Block 1 – 0-20,000 gallons $ 3.28  
2 Block 2 – 20,001-40,000 gallons $ 4.09  
3 Block 3 – Over 40,000 gallons $4.91  
       
 
Block All Other Meters (Size 1” and > 1”) Charge per 1,000 gallons
  Dec. 2011  
1 Block 1 – 0-200,000 gallons $ 3.28  
2 Block 2 – Over 200,000 gallons $4.09  
 
Irrigation Meters Charge per 1,000 gallons
  Dec. 2011  
All Usage $ 4.91  

For additional information please call the office at (401) 268-1521.