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Q:How is my utility bill calculated?

Answer:

Utility bills are comprised of fixed and variable charges.  Bills are calculated based on usage from the previous month.  Effective March 1, 2016, residential home rates are as follows:

The fixed service charges (based on 5/8” meter):

  • East: Water Service Charge $12.80; Facility Fee $9.10; Wastewater (sewer) Service Charge $63.00 = $84.90 for a residential home.

 

  • West: Water Service Charge $12.80; Wastewater (sewer) Service Charge $66.00 = $78.80 for a residential home. (The $9.10 facility Fee is paid on the property tax bill)

Other rates apply for mobile homes, discount program, and commercial/industrial, please see full rate schedule for more information.

  • In addition to the above fixed charges, the water usage charge is calculated by $3.04 per/1,000 gallons of water used.

Fixed service charges are billed every month in addition to any water usage.  Once water goes through the meter, you are responsible for the charges.

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