Utility Service Rate Table
What Charges are on my Water Bill?
Your water bill consists of not only your water charge but also charges for other services. The costs include your Water, base meter, sewer, sanitation, tax, and stormwater. Residential Water is billed on a tiered scale, while Commercial Water is billed on a flat scale.
How Water is Measured for Billing
100 Cubic Feet = 1 Consumption
1 Consumption = 748 gallons
Water Connection Application Deposits
Single-Unit Residential Meters - $100.00
Duplexes, Apartments, Mobile Home Park Meters
- Each unit or Occupiable Space - is $75.00
- Minimum - $110.00
Business, Commercial, and Industrial Meters
The estimate of a two-month bill is $110.00 minimum
Special-Purpose Meters (e.g., Yard Sprinklers, Pools) - $75.00 per service connection
How to Calculate the Residential Water Charge on Your Bill
Take the base rate of the size of your meter and add consumption usage based on the rate chart below.
5/8 Inch Meter= $18.91 plus Consumptions, which if you used 5 would = 2 consumptions @ $3.82 plus 3 consumptions @$4.00 = $38.45
Meter Size Cost + Consumptions = Total Bill
|The rates per 100 cubit feet for single-family units and multi-family
units up to four units shall be at an inclining block rate.
|First 200 Cubic Feet of Water||$4.01|
|Next 800 Cubic Feet of Water||$4.20|
|Next 1000 Cubic Feet of Water||$4.40|
|Next 2000 Cubic Feet of Water||$4.81|
|Next 2,000 Cubic Feet of Water||$5.08|
|Next 6000 Cubic Feet of Water||$5.39|
Specific use meters installed for lawn sprinklers, swimming pools, and other nondomestic uses will also be billed at the above mentioned inclining block rate.
|Residents||Per Thousand Gallons of Water|
|Non-Resident Service Fee||$27.56 per month|
During the first and last billing cycle in which an account is active, the minimum monthly bill shown in this section shall be prorated for the number of days the account is active; the prorated daily charge shall be based on a 30-day month. The amount charged in the first and last billing cycle for water consumed and the prorated minimum bill shall not exceed the charges for the same amount of water in a full billing cycle.
The current rate structure for raw water retail customers inside the corporate city limits is as follows:
|Minimum bill, per month||$19.75|
|Volume charge per 100 cubic feet for consumption||$0.58|
Retail treated and raw water customers outside the corporate city limits will pay two times the above rates.
|Meter Size||(New) Minimum Base Rates|
|1 1/2 Inch||$73.74|
Sanitary Sewer Charges
The Charge for sanitary sewer rates shall be determined by water consumption. For each residential user, the monthly sewer charge for each billing from April through the following March shall be the same and based on the average monthly water usage billed in the preceding months of January, February, and March.
For all Retail users except residential users, the monthly sewer charge shall be based on the monthly water usage billed in the same month.
|$8.31 per full billing cycle||$1.93 per 100 cubic feet||Based upon the average winter month's feet of water|
|Category||Per 1000 Gallons||Per 100 Cubic Feet|
|Treated Water Transmitted (TWT)||N/A||$3.9246|
|Raw Water Only (RWO)||$0.6441||N/A|
Note: 100 Cubic Feet = 748 Gallons