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The Municipal Water District of Orange County is a wholesale water supplier and resource planning agency that serves all of Orange County (except Anaheim, Fullerton, and Santa Ana) through 28 retail water agencies. We purchase imported water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and distribute it to our client agencies, which provide retail water services to the public.

The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) is the wholesale imported water provider for 28 retail water districts and cities within Orange County. MWDOC's member agencies are charged an Increment Rate, Meter Charge, and Choice Program Charge, each set on an annual basis effective July 1st of every year. MWDOC also passes through the rates and charges set by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan), usually effective January 1st of every year.

 
For information on local water rates in your area, please contact your retail water provider.
 
Effective as of:  January 1, 2016        January 1, 2017
Volumetric Water Rates   Proposed
     Metropolitan Rates    
          Full-Service Treated Tier 1 Rate ($/Acre-Foot) $942 $979
Fixed Charges    
     MWDOC Charges    
          Meter Charge ($/Meter) $10.50 $10.95
          MWDOC Choice Program ($ Thousands) $1,229 $1,609
     Metropolitan Charges    
          Capacity Charge ($/cfs) $10,900 $8,000
          Readiness-to-Serve Charge ($ Millions) $153 $135
 

On May 21, 2014, the Board of Directors of Municipal Water District of Orange County adopted Ordinance No. 53, Establishing Classes of Water Service and Terms and Conditions of Water Service within the District, as well as Resolution No. 2031 Establishing Water Rates for the 2016/17 fiscal year.

If you would like to receive additional information regarding MWDOC's water rates and charges, please contact: Harvey De La Torre at (714) 593-5027 or Keith Lyon at (714) 593-5009.