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Represents the meter position at time of reading.
D - Deposit Bill. E - Estimated Bill. F - Final Bill. M - Meter Removal Bill. R - Meter Reading. S - Service Charge Only.
Sewerage and Water Board Charges
Water Usage is the charge for the amount of water used. Water Service Charge is a "Ready to Serve"* charge. City Sales Tax is 2 ½ % of water charges. Sewer Volume Charge is based on the metered water consumption. . 85% for residential customers. . 100% for commercial and industrial customers. Sewer Service Charge is a "Ready to Serve"* charge.
* "Ready to Serve" charges cover the fixed costs of maintaining the treatment plants, pumping stations, and underground pipes.
City of New Orleans Charges
City Sanitation Charge is a charge for garbage collections. Contact The City of New Orleans Treasury Bureau by visiting the link found on the bottom of this page.