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Well I guess you have missed my point. In your example, 50% of your usage was non-potable, and your bill went down by <50%. If the cost for non-potable was $0.00/gallon, then your bill would go down by 50%.

Your initial statement suggested that 50% non-potable could reduce your bill by 80%. I know you were pulling numbers out of the air; I was just pedantically pointing out that the numbers you chose were impossible under any strictly "per gallon" scheme.

**archetypal_yuppie**Well I guess you have missed my point. In your example, 50% of your usage was non-potable, and your bill went down by <50%. If the cost for non-potable was $0.00/gallon, then your bill would go down by 50%.

Your initial statement suggested that 50% non-potable could reduce your bill by 80%. I know you were pulling numbers out of the air; I was just pedantically pointing out that the numbers you chose were impossible under any strictly "per gallon" scheme.

yep, you're right. fyi: I do happen to have a tiered cost system which makes it possible, but I didn't say that in my example.