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Cost of Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC)

Each tax year, the County determines the Rate of an Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU). For 2016-2017, the rate per ERU is $95.00. The WQPC is calculated based on the type of property and the amount of impervious surface area compared to the ERU.

Online customers requesting to speak directly with a DEP staff member regarding the WQPC may click on the "Create Service Request" button below. Please complete all required fields, and provide any information that will help DEP address the issue in the "Additional Information" box.

For inquiries requiring the response of a DEP investigator, the requestor will typically be contacted within 3 days although resolution of the issue may take longer depending on the circumstances of the case.

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