Water & Sewer Rates

Water Rates
The rates for water service shall include volume charges on all bills as: $3.19 per ccf.

The rates for water service shall include a monthly customer charge imposed in accordance with the following schedule:

Distribution of Monthly Customer Charge by Meter Size

   
Meter Size (Inches)
5/8"
3/4"
1"
1.5"
2"
3"
4"
6"
8"
Monthly Customer Charge ($)
19.50
19.50
19.50
50.00
78.00
169.00
284.00
504.00
943.00

The rates for water service shall include a monthly service pipe lead abatement charge of $2.00 per billing, dedicated to the replacement of the City portion of existing lead service pipes.

A late payment charge of two percent(2%) of the unpaid balance, not compounded, net of taxes, shall be assessed to any bill which is delinquent. The two percent per month late payment charge may be waived for up to 15 days for qualifying senior citizens, upon receipt of a proper request and affidavit attesting to their current inability to pay, provided that they will receive their next social security check and make payment within the 15 day grace period.
Sewer Rates

The rates and charges for sewage service for domestic users are based upon the water consumption and water meter size or sewage flow consumption and flow meter size. The total charge for domestic users is the sum of the monthly customer charge set forth in the following schedule plus the commodity charge.

Distribution of Monthly Customer Charge to Meter by Size - In City

   
Meter Size (Inches)
5/8"
3/4"
1"
1.5"
2"
3"
4"
6"
8"
10"
12"
Monthly Customer Charge ($)
26.33
37.92
67.40
151.66
269.62
606.64
1078.48
2426.57
4313.91
6740.48
9706.29
Commodity charge per ccf for all bills: $7.90

The commodity charges are composed of a charge for operation, maintenance, and replacement of treatment and interceptor facilities, plus a charge for operation, maintenance and replacement of collectors and storm facilities.


For non-domestic users, the rates and charges for sewer service are based upon the water consumption, water meter size or sewage flow consumption and flow meter size, if any, and industrial cost recovery charges, if any, and non-domestic charge. The total charge for a non-domestic user is the sum of all items listed:
1. The sum of the monthly customer charge set for in the above table of monthly charges plus the commodity charge, 
2. The extra strength surcharges, if applicable, as follows:
Charge/Per Pound
$0.35 for suspended solids above 151 mg/L
$0.30 for biochemical oxygen demand above 225 mg/L
$2.70 for phosphorus above 4.3 mg/L
$0.87 for ammonia nitrogen above 14 mg/L
3. The non-domestic charges as follows:
Annual charge of $133.00, billed at $11.08 per month, for sampling, testing and regulatory reporting expenses.