New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 14 - PUBLIC UTILITIES
Chapter 9 - WATER AND WASTEWATER
Subchapter 7 - PURCHASED WATER AND WASTEWATER ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES
Section 14:9-7.7 - Determining the customer charge under a PWAC or PSTAC

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 14:9-7.7

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) This section sets forth the procedure by which a water or wastewater utility shall calculate the amount the utility is authorized to collect from each customer under its PWAC or PSTAC. The utility shall present this calculation to the Board for its review and approval as part of a petition submitted under 14:9-7.6.

(b) To determine the customer charge under a PWAC or PSTAC, a utility shall apply the equation in Table B below, for all customers charged for service on a flat rate basis, and the equation in Table C below for all customers charged on a metered basis.

Table B
Determining PWAC or PSTAC Customer Charge -- Flat Rate Basis
Utility's base cost of purchased water or wastewater at time of
petition submittal
+/-New cost of purchased water or wastewater
+/-Rate case expenses
+/-Amount of costs and expenses compressed or deferred, if any
xRevenue tax factor, that is, the multiplier applied to recoup
the Gross Receipts and Franchise Taxes at the rate established
in the utility's last base rate or adjustment clause case
=Total allowable expenses
/Number of customers by class
=PWAC or PSTAC charge per customer for the upcoming year

Table C
Determining PWAC or PSTAC Customer Charge -- Metered Basis
Base cost of purchased water or wastewater
+/-New cost of purchased water or wastewater
+/-Rate case expenses
+/-Amount of costs and expenses compressed or deferred, if any
xRevenue tax factor, that is, the multiplier applied to recoup
the Gross Receipts and Franchise Taxes at the rate established
in the utility's last base rate or adjustment clause case
=Total allowable expenses
/Base water consumption or base wastewater treatment
=PWAC or PSTAC charge per thousand gallons for the upcoming year

Amended by R.1996 d.207, effective 5/6/1996.
See: 28 N.J.R. 1190(a), 28 N.J.R. 2405(b).
Rewrote section.
Recodified from N.J.A.C. 14:9-7.5 and amended by R.2006 d.367, effective 10/16/2006.
See: 38 N.J.R. 1538(a), 38 N.J.R. 4490(b).
Section was "Formula for determination of base costs by a water utility using a flat rate basis". Section combined with former N.J.A.C. 14:9-7.6, Formula for determination of costs by a water utility using a metered basis. Added (a) and (b); rewrote existing table as "Table B"; and incorporated and rewrote table from former N.J.A.C. 14:9-7.6 as "Table C".
Amended by R.2014 d.049, effective 3/17/2014.
See: 45 N.J.R. 2174(a), 46 N.J.R. 550(a).
In (a), updated the N.J.A.C. reference.

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