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2022 Rate Change Notice to Customers

At Sharon Water Supply (SWS), our mission is to provide safe and dependable water supply now and in the future.  It is the core of what we do, and it provides the foundation for our work.  Our goals are to sustain our water resources and control costs.

Over the past 6 months, we have experienced a very noticeable increase in growth within our water system.  As the number of connections to our system grows, so does the infrastructure required to service the expanding community.  While we welcome our new neighbors and are happy to provide them with water service, the cost of doing so is considerable.  Whether it is the number of deep wells to produce water, the size of tanks to store it, or the electricity required to keep everything running, the reality of increasing expenses is something that cannot be ignored.  Also, we have certainly all noticed that material prices are increasing.  No matter the industry or profession, the rising costs of goods and services are making a sizable impact on businesses and individuals alike.  Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic back in 2020, availability and prices of materials that we use have been scarce and constantly going up.  The cost of pipe, valves, and the fittings required to tie everything together have doubled in the last two years. 


While we go to great lengths to cut costs where it’s practical, we must also ensure that we are taking the appropriate actions now in order to serve our community into the future.  Because of this, on February 28, 2022, the Sharon Water Supply Corporation Board of Directors voted to increase some of our rates to help offset the increased cost of maintaining and improving the water system.  These rate increases will go into effect May 1st, 2022.  If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to give us a call @ 903-342-3525.


Base Rates Per Meter Size:


Size                                                     Current Rate                         New Rate

5/8” x 3/4”                                              $29.00                                    $31.00

3/4” x 3/4”                                              $39.50                                    $42.27

1”                                                            $62.50                                    $66.88

1.5”                                                         $120.00                                  $128.40

2”                                                            $195.52                                  $202.23


Gallonage Rate

Old Rate

New Rate

0-5,000 gallons

$4.64/thousand gallons

$4.69/thousand gallons

5,001 – 10,000 gallons

$5.15/thousand gallons

$5.20/thousand gallons

10,001 – 15,000 gallons

$6.23/thousand gallons

$6.29/thousand gallons

15,001 – 25,000 gallons

$7.31/thousand gallons

$7.38/thousand gallons

25,001 – 50,000 gallons

$8.39/thousand gallons

$8.47/thousand gallons

50,001 – 75,000 gallons

$9.48/thousand gallons

$9.57/thousand gallons

75,001----100,000 & over

$10.04/thousand gallons

$10.24/thousand gallons