What's your water bill

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by mrmumbels, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. mrmumbels

    mrmumbels LawnSite Member
    Messages: 106

    Homeowners, what's your water bill? and how many gallons do you use?

    where do you live?
    how often do you water?
    how long do you water?
    how big is your lawn?
  2. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,752

    I have a well so there for no bill other than the electric to run the sprinkler system. I have been running the sprinklers everyday since late March, I useualy adjust my watering when all the tree leaves come in and shade the yard a bit. I then adjust each zone and then I set it back to 3-4 days a weeks. I also adjust watering when mushrooms start popping up.
  3. blk90s13

    blk90s13 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,453

    gotta love well water i also have well
  4. Mic_bug

    Mic_bug LawnSite Member
    from N.B. MI
    Messages: 201

    you can get a separate meter for out side water, and not pay sewer on that water.
    sewer is 70 % of a 'water' bill
  5. pinto n mwr

    pinto n mwr LawnSite Senior Member
    from gr8, mn
    Messages: 422

    at my house

    no meter for outside source

    $3.25/1000gal for water and sewer is the same amount but is only 70% in the summer time.

    Regions vary, but one city about 5 miles aways only pays $.95/1000
  6. qusix

    qusix LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    My water bill is about 25 a month. We are currently in a drought and have been asked to conserver water for about the last year. We have done such a great job of conserving they are now raising the rates since they are not making enough.

  7. ericlemson

    ericlemson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    I use bottled water. Its expensive.
  8. dogsluvtrux

    dogsluvtrux LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    I drink a case of beer and use "recycled" water. That way I can sleep well at night, knowing I'm doing my part for the environment. :rolleyes:

    Just watch out for nitrogen burn...:cry:
  9. blk90s13

    blk90s13 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,453

    that is great :dizzy:
  10. elementx440

    elementx440 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I hear ya, you can never get ahead. I just replaced all my windows with low-e glass, reinsulated everything, new furnace/hot water tanks, the whole works, just to save a bit of gas... and what do they do? dominion gas raises rates 15% like it was nothing.

    what time is the revolution again?:cry:

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