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Posted on: June 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Proposed Adjustment to Water Rates and Stormwater Fees

Tables of Proposed Water Rates FY23

NOTICE: August 16, 2022 at 7:00pm in the Jupiter Town Council Chambers, 210 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 Council will consider adjustments to the monthly water and stormwater rates.

Proposed Adjustment to Water Rates and Stormwater Fees

Public Meeting August 16, 2022 • 7:00 pm

Town Council Chambers 210 Military Trail, Jupiter

On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, the Jupiter Town Council will consider resolutions during its regular meeting for adjustments to the monthly rates and fees to address inflationary cost impacts and to provide for long-term sustainability of Jupiter’s water resources.

The water rates are proposed to increase 4.5% and stormwater fees are proposed to increase by 7%. See table attached / below for the current and proposed rates and fees compared to other regional utilities.

Resolutions containing the proposed adjustments will be available a week prior to the August 16 meeting at Hard copies will also be available in the Town Hall lobby.

Regional Water Rate Comparison 
 All Major Utilities
10,000 Gallons Used
RankUtility Monthly Rate
20St. Lucie County$80.31
19Lake Worth Beach$70.00
17Port St. Lucie$65.20
16West Palm Beach*$64.00
15Seacoast Utility Authority$63.85
12Fort Pierce Utilities Authority$53.67
10Riviera Beach*$49.03
9Palm Beach County Utilities$47.05
8Highland Beach$45.05
7Martin County Utilities$41.85
6South Martin Regional Utility$40.83

Jupiter Proposed Rate$38.87
4Jupiter Current Rate$37.19
3Boynton Beach*$31.47
2Delray Beach*$24.47
1Boca Raton*$24.10
Average Rate of Other Utilities$51.08
Jupiter Proposed vs. Average Rate-23.9%
Jupiter Water Proposed Rate Increase4.5%
*These utilities only utilize conventional water treatment, not membrane technologies.
Regional Stormwater Fee Comparison
Stormwater UtilityMonthly Cost Per
 1,000 Sq. Ft.
 Impervious Area
Monthly Cost Per
 Typical Single
 Family Residence
West Palm Beach$7.04$15.27
Port St. Lucie$6.14$14.00
Riviera Beach$4.69$9.00
Boynton Beach$3.87$7.50
Jupiter Proposed Rate$2.49$6.60
Lake Worth Beach$3.73$6.52
Jupiter Current Rate$2.33$6.17
Fort Pierce$2.63$5.75
Royal Palm Beach$2.02$5.50
Delray Beach$2.13$5.33
Palm Springs$1.48$4.00
Boca Raton$1.29$3.65
Local Average$3.24$7.79
Jupiter Proposed Rate vs. Average Rate15.1%-15.3%
Jupiter Stormwater Proposed Rate Increase7%


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