Water Rates

Residential Water Rates

For each residential user of water service there shall be a minimum water bill of five (5) billing units per bimonthly. Any units above 5 are billed at the rates below. Computed as follows: 1 unit of usage = 1000 gallons of water.

Senior Discount


The Village of South Chicago Heights offers a discounted residential water rate to senior residents, 65 and older. This discount is only applied to your primary residence and will not be applied to rental properties. You must bring in a government issued photo ID to apply for this discount.

Rate Type
Fee
Residential Rate & Usage$8.02 per 1,000 gallons; $40.10 minimum (5,000 gallons)
Senior Citizen rate$7.35 per 1,000 gallons; $36.75 minimum (5,000 gallons)
Apartment-Two Flat$8.49 per 1,000 gallons; $42.44 minimum (5,000 gallons)
Sewer Maintenance rate $1.14 per 1,000 gallons; $5.70 minimum (5,000 gallons)
Thorn Creek Basin rate$1.845 per 1,000 gallons;   no minimum 
Garbage and Recycling rate$18.00 per month