Sewer Rates & Fees

Sewer Service Charges
Customers pay their sewer service charges annually through their property tax bill.  The attached rate sheet shows the cost for single family residences, multi-family residences and for industrial and commercial businesses.  You do not need to call us to set up sewer service, it will be done automatically through the purchase of your property via the County Tax Assessor’s office. 


2019 Sewer Service Fees (No Changes from 2018)

Sewer Capacity Charges (New and Remodeled Development)

(For Water Fees and Charges go to "Start/Stop Service" Page)

New Sewer Connections
Persons interested in connecting to the sewer system for new property development must fill out the application for sewer service (click form below).  Submit the completed form to along with a copy of any development permits and drawings you have for the property.  You will be contacted within 24 hours of receipt of your submittal.  Capacity Charge schedules are shown below.  Please note that EOCWD collects two capacity charges:  1) a charge for the "buy-in" of capacity in the local sewer system (the pipelines that carry wastewater to the regional sewer system) and, 2) a charge for the "buy-in" of capacity in the regional sewer system, which EOCWD collects on behalf of the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) and then remits it to them.

Sewer Permit Application
Local Sewer System Capacity Charge - Rate Schedule
Regional Sewer System Capacity Charge Residential - Rate Schedule 

Regional Sewer System Capacity Charge Non-Residential - Rate Schedule

Remodel or Business Change Capacity Charges
​​EOCWD collects a capacity charge on behalf of the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) when remodeling and/or business changes occur to an existing structure.  Depending upon the fees paid at the time of initial development, additional charges may be due.  EOCWD does not set these fees or make the final determination how or when they are applicable.  Questions regarding the applicability of these fees can be directed to Rudy Davila (OCSD) at (714) 593-7348.

Sewer Permit Application
Regional Sewer System Capacity Charge Residential - Rate Schedule

Regional Sewer System Capacity Charge Non-Residential - Rate Schedule


185 North McPherson Road, Orange CA 92869-3720

Phone: (714) 538-5815

Fax: (714) 538-0334

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The East Orange County Water District encompasses an area of approximately 10,000 acres and is a member of the Municipal Water District of Orange County which is a member of the Metropolitan Water District and therefore entitled to receive Colorado River and Northern California imported water through the distribution facilities of the Metropolitan system.

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