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Residential Rate Calculator

Calculating your NBU utility bill can help you make informed decisions. New Braunfels Utilities rate calculator can be used to help you estimate your monthly residential utility usage cost based on projected electricity, water, and wastewater use and other criteria.

Follow the prompts to use the rate forecaster. It may be helpful to have a copy of a recent NBU bill handy. To get started, choose the utility service type you wish to calculate, and the season you are calculating your bill. As a reminder, On-Peak rates apply from June 1 through September 30. The rates are automatically calculated. Complete each section with the appropriate information and press “Estimate Bill.”

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.0552
.027
.0129
14.77
Electricity

Average use 1,200 kWh

21.55
.00507
115.85
61.35
Wastewater

Wastewater rates are calculated using a customer’s three lowest months of water usage in rolling 12-month period. The average for NBU customers is 4,600 gallons.

.00166
.00173
.00418
.00450
.00570
.00684
.00784
.01020
.00448
.00561
.00548
.00685
.00755
.00944
.00105
.001
.002
Water – Home Use

Default – 5/8 inch

Meter size shown on second page of bill

Essential Use of 6,000 Gallons – Zero Irrigation Usage

Do you have a separate irrigation meter?
Water – Irrigation

Default – 5/8 inch

Meter size shown on second page of bill

Average Irrigation use 6,000 Gallons

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Water Rate and Structure Explanation

Residential and Landscape Irrigation Drought Surcharges

(1) As of June 2014 or anytime thereafter, if stage III water restrictions are in effect, NBU will implement at $1.00 per 1,000 gallon surcharge for residential usage greater than 15,000 gallons and for irrigation usage greater than 7,500 gallons per month.

(2) As of June 2014 or anytime thereafter, if stage IV water restrictions are in effect, NBU will implement at $2.00 per 1,000 gallon surcharge for residential usage greater than 15,000 gallons and for irrigation usage greater than 7,500 gallons per month.

Disclaimer

The NBU bill calculation estimation tool should be used for informational purposes only. All figures provided by NBU through this tool are only estimates. Estimates are subject to change and do not represent an offer or guarantee for costs of service.

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For Commercial Customer Bill Estimates: Call 830.608.8925