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Your Bill Explained

Wembley Bill vs. Aquatera Bill

Wembley Example Bill
Transfer from Utility to Tax - Reflects amount carried over from non-payment of utility bill to tax account.
Penalty Applied - Reflects penalty accrued from any outstanding balance.
Basic Charges - Reflects residential garbage, recycling, sewer and water rates.
Consumption - Reflects the amount of water you consume.
Residential Metered Water - Reflects water usage.
Sewer Consumption - Reflects the amount of wastewater you consume.
Usage - Reflects history of your water usage.
Penalty - 10% charged after non-payment
Aquatera Example Bill
Billing Date - Is the day the bill is printed.
Read Code - [1] Actual read | [2] Estimate
Billing Period From - Last date the meter was read
Billing Period To - The current read date
Meter Reading Previous - The read from the previous month.
Meter Reading Present - The current read.
Usage Cubic Metres - Water usage through meter
Now Due - The past balance due immediately. If zero, no previous balance owing.
Penalty - 3% penalty fee is charged on overdue account.
Application Fee - Administrative charge to set up account.
Deposit - A security deposit is requested at the time of account opening or if services are disconnected for non-payment. This is to help limit financial risk.
Water Consumption - Reflects the amount of water you consume.
Water Fixed Rate - Reflects the cost of delivering services to you. It allows us to build and maintain our infrastructure.
Municipal Water Franchise Fee - reflects fees that are collected and go directly to our Shareholders.
Sewer - Based on the amount of water you consume.
Sewer Fixed Rate - Reflects the cost of delivering services to you.
Municipal Sewer Franchise Fee - Reflects fees that are collected and go directly to our Shareholders
Garbage Collection - Reflects charges that allow us to collect garbage curbside and bring it to our Landfill.
Solid Waste Franchise Fee - Reflects charges that allow us to build and maintain our infrastructure in Grande Prairie only.
Recycle Program - Reflects recharges to help fund waste reduction initiatives, like operating our Eco Centre, blue bag recycling program, seasonal pick-up of yard waste, pumpkins and Christmas trees.
Cardboard Recycle - The Commercial Cardboard Recycling fee in the City of Grande Prairie.
IC & I Recyling Fee - Reflects charges based on recycle fees for Grande Prairie commercial customers and helps fund waste reduction initiatives, like operating our Eco Centre.
Usage - This chart shows your water consumption levels by billing month.