Water Rates

If you receive a water bill directly from your municipality, please contact your municipality for more information about their rate structure. If you receive a bill directly from LCA, select your system to view your water rates.


Allentown Division

Water Rates for the Allentown Division are based on contractual requirements included in LCA’s 50-year lease agreement with the City of Allentown.

Fixed Charge: 5/8-inch meter (typical residential installation) = $30.47 per quarter or $21.04 per month

Volume Charge: $3.77037 per 1,000 gallons.

For other rates including the Capital Cost Recovery Charge and rates for different meter sizes (quarterly or monthly), please download our complete Schedule of Water Rates & Charges.

Suburban Division Common Rates

(for all non-city customers, except those communities listed separately below)

Quarterly Fixed Charge: $13.05 for a 5/8-inch meter (typical residential charge).

Volume Charge: $2.76 per 1,000 gallons.

Residential Sprinkler System: $15.00 per quarter.

For other rates for different meter sizes (quarterly or monthly), and block rates for higher volumes (commercial and industrial), please download our complete Schedule of Water Rates & Charges.

Welshtown Road

(outside Slatington in Washington Township)

Quarterly Fixed Charge: $60.00 for the first 8,000 gallons for a 5/8-inch meter (typical residential charge).

Volume Charge: $5.50 per 1,000 gallons over 8,000.

Download LCA’s full Schedule of Water Rates & Charges to view customer rates, metering fees, tapping fees, capital recovery fees and other miscellaneous charges.