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Water: Economics

Policy & Guidance: Worksheet C

Interim Economic Guidance for Water Quality Standards

Calculation of Total Annual Pollution Control Costs

Per Household

A. Current Pollution Control Costs:

Total Annual Cost of Existing Pollution Control

$________ (1)

Amount of Existing Costs Paid By Households

$________ (2)

Percent of Existing Costs Paid By Households

________%(3)

Number of Households*

   ________(4)

Annual Cost Per Household [Calculate: (2)/(4) ]

$________ (5)

* Do not use number of hook-ups.

B. New Pollution Control Costs

Are households expected to provide revenues for the new pollution control project in the same proportion that they support existing pollution control? (Check a, b or c and continue as directed.)

a) Yes [fill in percent from (3) ]       

percent.(6a)

b) No, they are expected to pay

percent.(6b)

c) No, they are expected to pay based on flow. (Continue on Worksheet C, Option A)
Total Annual Cost of Pollution Control Project [Line (7), Worksheet B]

$________ (7)

Proportion of Costs Households Are Expected to Pay [ (6a) or (6b) ]

________(8)

Amount to Be Paid By Households [Calculate: (9) x (10) ]

$ ________(9)

Annual Cost per Household [Calculate: (11)/(4) ]

$________ (10)

C. Total Annual Pollution Control Cost Per Household

Total Annual Cost of Pollution Control Per Household (5) + (10)

$ ________(11)


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