Billing Details

A water bill is calculated based on actual usage. The City has adopted water rates to recover the cost of providing water service to its customers. A $9.65 base amount is charged to all customers and includes 1,000 gallons of water. All consumption in excess of 1,000 gallons is charged at a rate of $4.60 per 1,000 gallons.

Example: Family A uses 15,000 gallons of water monthly. The water bill for Family A is calculated as follows:


Base Amount (1,000 gals)
9.65
14,000 gals (14 x $ 4.60)
64.40

Total Water Bill
74.05

A sewer bill is calculated on actual usage subject to a maximum consumption level. The City has adopted sewer rates to recover the cost of providing sewer service to its customers. A $9.30 base amount is charged to all customers and includes 1,000 gallons of water. All consumption is excess of 1,000 gallons, up to a maximum of 8,000 gallons, is charged at a rate of $4.00 per 1,000 gallons.

Example: Family A uses 15,000 gallons of water monthly. The sewer bill for Family A is calculated as follows:


Base Amount (1,000 gals)
11.80
7,000 gals ( 7 x $4.00 )
28.00

Total Sewer Bill
39.80

Even though Family A used 15,000 gallons of water, the sewer bill is limited to the first 8,000 gallons of consumption.

Duplexes, apartments and commercial accounts are calculated using different rate structures.