Current water rates are $1.97 per unit for the first 10 units. The rate will go to $3.08 (56% increase) on August 1st. If AWA declares a Stage 4 water emergency, the rate will climb to $4.03 per unit (104% increase). Additionally, AWA can raise rates 5 times annually by as much as 3% for cost of living (COL) increases. With a Stage 4 declaration and the COL increases, the rate would be $4.67 per unit (137% increase).