Water Rates for residents who live within the Village of Stamford will see an increase in the water base rate as follows: $42.50 for 5,500 gallons of water. $7.27 per 1,000 gallons over the minimum rate of 5,500 gallons. This will begin on July 1, 2016. Likewise, for anyone who lives outside the Village of Stamford and receives village water, the rates will be as follows: $63.75 for 5,500 gallons of water. $11.59 per 1,000 gallons over the minimum rate of 5,500 gallons.