Rutherford County water, a bargain in the big picture

When thinking about the uses of water each day, it is difficult to imagine life without it. From the shower to the morning coffee, water is used significantly in most people’s lives in the early hours of the morning. And throughout the day, the trend will continue.

So, what contributes to water costs? And also, do many know the bargain they are receiving with water in their home?

In the United States, the average cost for water varies depending on where you live, but regarding Rutherford County water and Murfreesboro water, the cost is relatively inexpensive compared to many parts of the country.

When you factor in the costs for treating, pumping and delivering Rutherford County water, the cost per 1,000 gallons of water is usually comparative to a gallon of gasoline or a gallon of milk and quite possibly lower than your favorite specialty coffee drink. When looking at water from that perspective, it really is a bargain.

According to a recent study from Circle of Blue, Atlanta has one the highest monthly water bills each month at $326 while areas such as Memphis are lower at $55 per month. Seattle also has a high monthly cost for water and areas like California and Texas are significantly higher than the rest of the United States due to factors such as drought.

Water is a natural resource so supply and demand are always at the forefront, but those who receive Rutherford County water at their home are definitely getting a bargain when it relates to the big picture of water on the national and world scope.