Notice to Customers

Pennichuck East Utilities, Inc. Rates

 

For the systems of Birch Hill in North Conway, Locke Lake in Center Barnstead and Sunrise Estates in Middleton

RATES APPROVED BY THE NHPUC

On October 4, 2018, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NHPUC) approved a rate increase of 18.97% for all Pennichuck East Utility customers. The rate increase is effective retroactively for bills issued as of January 8, 2018. A step increase of 1.43% was also approved and will be effective for bills issued on or after November 16, 2018. The step increase allows the company to recover additional investment in plant made during 2017 but not included in the 18.97% increase.

 

MONTHLY GENERAL METERED RATE

MONTHLY GENERAL METERED RATE
Meter Size Permanent Rate Effective 1/8/2018 Step Rate Effective 11/16/2018
5/8″ $20.45 $20.70
3/4″ $43.51 $44.03
1″ $61.58 $62.32
1 1/2″ $134.06 $135.68
2″ $198.89 $201.30
3″ $421.99 $427.09
4″ $662.53 $670.55
6″ $1,325.03 $1,341.07
8″ and up $1,654.90 $1,674.93

In addition to this standard customer charge, the monthly volumetric charge is:

Consumption Unit Permanent Rate Effective 1/8/2018 Step Rate Effective 11/16/2018
100 Cubic Feet $7.42 $7.51

100 Cubic Feet = 748 Gallons

Monthly Capital Recovery Surcharge

Monthly Capital Recovery Surcharge
Size Charge
Locke Lake $12.81
Birch Hill $12.81
Middleton $10.74

 

Fire Protection

MONTHLY PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION
Permanent Rate Effective 1/8/2018 Step Rate Effective 11/16/2018
Birch Hill Public Hydrant Fee * $4.26 $4.31

* This charge is applicable for customers in Birch Hill as the property is receiving the benefit of public fire protection.

Customers may direct any questions concerning rates or service to Pennichuck at its company’s Customer Service Department, PO Box 1947, Merrimack, NH 03054-1947, or by calling 603-882-5191 or 1-800-553-5191. Customers may also contact the NHPUC at their offices at 21 S. Fruit Street, Concord, NH 03301, or by phone at 1-800-852-3793.