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Water: Economics

Policy & Guidance: Worksheet Q

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 Q, Option A)
Total Annual Cost of Pollution Control Project [Line (7), Worksheet P] $________ (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)
C. Total Annual Cost of Pollution Control Project
Total Annual Cost of Pollution Control Project [ (5) + (6) ] $________  (7)

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