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How to read my bill - page 4

​V​iew the explanations of each area of the invoice below the image.

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Charge Det​ails

Days billed - The number of days between your previous and your present water meter read.
Meter number - This is the meter inventory number. You can look at your meter to confirm that it corresponds with the number on your statement.
Meter reading dates - The previous and present meter reading dates representing the time period between which your water was billed for.
​BC (Billing code) - An 'A' indicates an actual meter reading and an 'E' indicates an estimated meter reading.
Use (m3)- Your total water consumption measured in cubic meters. (1 m3 = 1000 litres)
Meter Water Charge​ - This charge is based on your water consumption. It includes the cost of drawing water from the river, treating, pumping and delivering the water to your house.
Basic Service Charge - The monthly service charge on your water bill includes the cost and maintenance of your water meter, as well as the costs of reading the meter monthly and issuing your bill. It also includes the costs of providing Fire Protection services.​​​​​​

​Basic Service Charge - This includes the costs associated with the infrastructure needed to collect the wastewater from your home for delivery to the plant for treatment and the cost of issuing your bill.
​Sewer Charge -  This charge is for treating the wastewater before it is pumped back into the river. This number is ca​lculated as a percentage of your water consumption.
Drainage Service Charge - This flat monthly (30-day) charge is used to pay for operating and maintaining the storm sewers. This charge is also for upgrades to improve flood protection and the quality of the storm water run-off released into the river.
Blue Cart Recycling Charge - This flat monthly (30 Day) charge is used to pay for operating and maintaining the blue cart collection.
Blue Cart Recycling Charge - This flat monthly (30 Day) charge is used to pay for operating and maintaining the blue cart collection.​
Waste Management Charge - This is a monthly charge that applies to the cost of managing and disposing of residential garbage at The City's three landfills. It does not relate to residential garbage collection, which is supported by property taxes.
ENMAX will post new messages monthly regarding your account in this space. Please remember to review this section of your statement monthly.​​


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