PATCHOGUE, NY — A new, in-depth analysis shows just how much Patchogue residents really pay for water. The Citizens Campaign for the Environment unveiled its comprehensive study on Tuesday.
Patchogue, like 80 percent of the county, gets its water from the Suffolk County Water Authority, which services 1.2 million people. Here's the breakdown for the Suffolk County Water Authority:
Estimated cost for first 1,000 gallons of water: $2.028
Billing cycle: Quarterly
Estimated cost per billing cycle: $88.75 (includes rates, taxes and service fees)
Estimated cost per year: $355 (includes rates, taxes and service fees)
· Tier 1: $2.028/1,000 gallon for first 78,540 gallons
· Tier 2: $2.34/1,000 gallon after first 78,540 gallons
· Service fee per quarter: $27.91
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