New Water/Sewer Rates

Due to increasing costs the Utilities Commission determined that current rates are not adequate to cover expenses to run the water/sewer plant at its current capacity, the city will also have the expense of adding a third well in 2014. 

Therefore the water/sewer rates will increase as follows to be effective with the end of March 2014 billing cycle:

Water – Residential minimum 1,000 gallons (all rates per month):

Base Rate:                               $5.20

0-6,000 gal.                             $2.20 per 1,000 gal.

7000 – 12,000 gal.                  $2.77 per 1,000 gal.

13,000 – 24,000 gal.               $3.46 per 1,000 gal.

25,000-40,000 gal.                  $4.33 per 1,000 gal.

41,000 – and above                 $5.19 per 1,000 gal.

Water – Business/Industrial/Commercial minimum 1,000 gallons (all rates per month):

Base Rate:                                 $5.20

1000-30,000 gal.                     $2.77 per 1,000 gal.

31,000-60,000                         $3.46 per 1,000 gal.

61,000 and above                    $4.33 per 1,000 gal.

Sewer Rates

Subd. 1, Schedule of  Sewer Rates

A minimum charge per month based on

2,000 gallons of water usage per month:             $  23.40

After minimum per 1,000 gallons water usage    $  11.70